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Old Map of Bootle by Jean Tinsley (Member 10085126) on 27-Feb-2004
Can anyone tell me where I can find an old map of Bootle as it was about 100yrs ago.

Thanks Jean
  
  • Re: Old Map of Bootle by Margaret Houghton (Member 10084855) on 28-Feb-2004
    Try the government printers they used to sell the original ORDENANCE maps of the area we bought one in 1997 while in Liverpool Good Luck

  • Re: Old Map of Bootle by mesreyviews (Member 10029111) on 2-Mar-2004
    I got a 1908ish one from WHSmiths in Church St Liverpool a while back. I have seen them in the likes of Martins recently.

  • Re: Old Map of Bootle by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 4-Mar-2004
    The trouble with the old map of Bootle is that it only includes two buildings of local worth. A prison and a dole office!

  • RE ron smith by becky (Member 10117231) on 6-Mar-2004
    they may have been of worth once ron smith but because you were in both of them they are now like you total rubish.

  • Re: Old Map of Bootle by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 6-Mar-2004
    Dont be like that Beck or i wont post on here anymore!

  • Re: Old Map of Bootle by Bobby Mac (Member 10111640) on 20-Mar-2004
    Hi there, here's 2 old map sites, the first being the best. old-maps.co.uk and mapquest.com. have fun. btw, hi Becky.

  • Re: Old Map of Bootle by Jan Byers (Member 10133397) on 1-Nov-2004
    Hi, I have a few old maps of bootle, I am doing research on the history of some of the houses, I have a map of Bootle from 1887 if this is any help, I also have several others with various dates.

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OLD NEIGHBOURS by Jacqueline (Member 10094822) on 25-Feb-2004
Hi I recieved an E-mail to say an old neighbour was attempting to contact me.........I replied but the reply was not forwarded???????? Can you help?????
My name is Jacqueline Scott (Nee McGee-Kennedy)&
Sheila Maguire(Spenser St.)was attempting to contact me. I would love to hear from her.........any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
  
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Moogans by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Feb-2004
My best friend Ann Marie Moogan, her sister Kate, and brother Paul used to live with their parents in a Corporation bungalow in Province Place, before moving to a house in Linacre Lane virtually opposite the big car sales garage, just down the road from the Corrie (Coronation pub).

Anyone know of them?

My name is Cathie Black (nee Murphy). I used to live in numbers 42 and 44 Menai Road, Boot... more >>
  
  • Bootle Scousers by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 22-Feb-2004
    Down south we think of Bootle people as being middle class scousers. Does that mean you only steal hub-caps from Jags and rollers?

  • Re: Moogans by jo wilson (Member 10114415) on 23-Feb-2004
    DO YOU INSINUATE THAT WE SHOULD TOLERATE SUCH DIABOLICAL IMPUDENCE FROM AN INSIGNIFICANT LITTLE UPSTART LIKE YOU

  • Ho Ho Ho by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 23-Feb-2004
    Actualy the word is impotence! How is Stan Boardman,and yes it is great living near London.

  • Re: Moogans by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 24-Feb-2004
    Very helpful.

    Can anyone help me track down this family? Or know how any of them are?

    Cathie Black (nee Murphy)
    Raleigh, North Ca... more >>

  • Re: Moogans by mesreyviews (Member 10029111) on 26-Feb-2004
    Actually the word is indeed impudence. Funny, but I'd always imagined the higher cost of living would require a higher IQ to obtain all those superb jobs you have in the suburbs of london. How is the fish market anyway?

  • Re: Moogans by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 4-Mar-2004
    Ask your girlfriend! Tee Hee.

  • Re: Moogans by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 19-Mar-2004
    Are they a kind of white Hippo that was once in a childrens TV series on the BBC?

  • Re: Moogans by susan morgan (Member 10119873) on 22-Mar-2004
    there must be more going on with this notice board
    in bootle or you would be on your own notice board somewhere in london billy no mates!

  • Re: Moogans by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 26-Mar-2004
    Hi Susan,
    Do you know what capitalization means? Also,i have got friends,real ones not Internet versions as you have! One other thing,i happen to have a degree in media studys!
    PS what do you say to a Bootle person in uniform?-Big Mac and fries please!!!

  • Re: ron smith by becky (Member 10117231) on 27-Mar-2004
    IF and its a big IF,you have real mates as you say why are you STILL on the BOOTLE notice board and not out with them,or is it because you are to busy serving big mac and fries in London,a job you were kicked out of in BOOTLE because you were not good enough.

  • Re: Moogans by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 27-Mar-2004
    Now now benny,
    Did you know that i sometimes travel up to Bootle to visit my Hi Fi system!

  • Re: Moogans by Joyce Wladron (Member 10121015) on 28-Mar-2004
    If you do have a degree in media studies it's a pity you don't know how to spell studies! I also have a degree in History and American Studies and have lived in Bootle all my life. I know lots of people who have degrees and live in Bootle. I suggest you are just jealous of people who live in Bootle otherwise you would not be so derogatory in your comments.

  • Re: ron smith by becky (Member 10117231) on 30-Mar-2004
    Next time you come to BOOTLE to visit your hi.fi please please take it back with you,that way you can keep away.

  • Re: ron smith by Joyce Wladron (Member 10121015) on 31-Mar-2004
    Sorry Moogans, my message was intended for ron smith not you. Hope you accept my apologies.

  • Re: Moogans and Becky by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 31-Mar-2004
    Joyce,dont appologise to Becky and Co,as i think they have been unfair to me!PS have you still got the cleaning job at the bus garage Joyce? PS Becky,what does American studies entail? as im sure that is sounds poor!

  • Re: ron smith by Joyce Wladron (Member 10121015) on 1-Apr-2004
    I do not have a job at a bus garage. I am an Academic support worker. If I did have a cleaning job I would not be ashamed as it is good honest work. Do you even know how to clean? I don't expect you know how to!

  • Re: Moogans by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 1-Apr-2004
    Hello Joyce,
    Does that mean that you prop up proffesors?

  • Re: Moogans by susan morgan (Member 10119873) on 1-Apr-2004
    well that ron smith is still here i see! the difference between you and us is that we are talking to people from our area that we may know and have something in common with we are proud of are roots theres a lot more famouse people that come from liverpool that we are proud of than wherever you come from. and i really don't want to know where that is! but the sooner you go back the better. i do fe... more >>

  • Re: ron smith by becky (Member 10117231) on 2-Apr-2004
    ron smith please re-read the notice board as you will see i DID NOT repeat DID NOT do American studies therefore i do not know what it entails.

  • Famous People From Liverpool! by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 2-Apr-2004
    Wotcha Sue,The only famouse person from Liverpool i know of is Larry Grayson!is there others? enlighten me.
    Thanks Ron

  • re ron smith by Joyce Wladron (Member 10121015) on 2-Apr-2004
    No it does not. I work with learning difficulties adults. It is very rewarding work. They could teach you a rew things.

  • Re: Moogans by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 3-Apr-2004
    Now - now,dont spit your dummy out!!

  • Re: Moogans by Pamela (Member 10086538) on 7-Apr-2004
    Webmaster, would you please do something about this Ron Smith character on here. This is not a forum or chat room but noticeboard about info on Bootle? Thank you.

  • Re: Moogans by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Jun-2004
    So now that all that's out of the way - does anybody have any information that might actually help me here - in my search for the Moogans?

    Cathie Black,
    Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

    Visit www.fredcat.net

  • Re: Moogans by Tommy Mc Gregor (Member 10073785) on 26-Jun-2004
    Hi Cathie the Moogan family still live at 171 Linacre lane Bootle.I worked with the father Jack Moogan at Bootle Corporation as an apprentice electrician in the 60's.The family moved from 4 Province Place to Linacre Lane possibly during the 70's.I met Jack a couple of years ago and he said both daughters were doing well hope you catch up with them.If you want the phone number contact me at stjoans... more >>

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Menai Road, Bootle by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Feb-2004
Hi. My name is Cathie Black (nee Murphy). I used to live in numbers 42 and 44 Menai Road, Bootle, virtually opposite St George of England High School. I attended St Elizabeth's Junior School, Mater Misericordiae Grammar School, and Hugh Baird College. Worked at National Giro (as was).
I'm at that age (born 1956) where creating a family tree looks interesting. Could anyone help me out?

Mother w... more >>
  
  • Re: Menai Road, Bootle by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 23-Feb-2004
    Dont converse with this lot Cathie there silly!

  • Re: Menai Road, Bootle by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 24-Feb-2004
    Again, very helpful, Ron. Try learning how to spell, hey?

    Is there anyone out there who can help with this? Or who knows of any of my family?

    There's tons of names and details there - there must be someone out there who c... more >>

  • Spelling by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 25-Feb-2004
    Nothing wrong with my speling!

  • Re: Menai Road, Bootle by Jean Tinsley (Member 10085126) on 27-Feb-2004
    Hi Cathie

    My Mum and Dad- Jean and Maurice(and me)used to live in 53 Menai Road, next to top house on opposite side to you. They moved in 1974. My Dad still lives in Orrell and says he was talking to you brother Tony a few weeks ago. Jean Tinsley

  • Re: Menai Road, Bootle by Andy Hollister (Member 10274672) on 10-Oct-2012
    Hi Cathie when and were was your dad Philip A Murphy born I may be able to help with your grandmothers maiden name.

    Andy

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National Giro by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Feb-2004
I worked there in between 1974 and 1977. In AMB IV, BSB, and somewhere in the Ops Block. I married one of the managers, Malcolm Black.

Anyone there at that time remember me?

I have emigrated to US and am catching up on personal ... more >>
  
  • Re: National Giro by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Feb-2004
    Also, visit www.fredcat.net, for an interesting view on the world through the eyes of my (English) cat who emigrated to the US with us!

    Cathie Black (nee Murphy)
    Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

  • Re: National Giro by ron smith (Member 10108502) on 25-Feb-2004
    Giro capital of the world is Bootle!

  • Re: National Giro by mab (Member 10013212) on 2-May-2005
    Hi!

    I didn't work at Giro but my Dad did. You might know him ... Alf Edwards. I don't know which dept he worked in but he always used to mention 'PTB' if that means anything to you!

    He was also involved in the Walton Hospital League of Friends, with two ladies from Giro, Dot Pearce and Eileen Hughes (I think).

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Mater Misericordiae Grammar School by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Feb-2004
Maghull. I attended between 1970 and 1976, before leaving prematurely after GCEs when my mum died.

Anybody else attend at that time?

I have emigrated to US and am catching up on personal ... more >>
  
  • Re: Mater Misericordiae Grammar School by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Feb-2004
    Also, visit www.fredcat.net, for an interesting view on the world through the eyes of my (English) cat who emigrated to the US with us!

    Cathie Black (nee Murphy)
    Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

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St Elizabeth's Junior School by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Feb-2004
Webster Road, Bootle. I attended between 1961 and passing the 11+ in 1970.

Anybody else attend at that time?

I have emigrated to US and am catching up on personal ... more >>
  
  • Re: St Elizabeth's Junior School by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Feb-2004
    Also, visit www.fredcat.net, for an interesting view on the world through the eyes of my (English) cat who emigrated to the US with us!

    Cathie Black (nee Murphy)
    Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

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Murphy family tree by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Feb-2004
Hi. My name is Cathie Black (nee Murphy). I used to live in numbers 42 and 44 Menai Road, Bootle, virtually opposite St George of England High School. I attended St Elizabeth's Junior School, Mater Misericordiae Grammar School, and Hugh Baird College. Worked at National Giro (as was).

I'm at that age (born 1956) where creating a family tree looks interesting. Could anyone help me out?

M... more >>
  
  • Re: Murphy family tree by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Feb-2004
    Also, visit www.fredcat.net, for an interesting view on the world through the eyes of my (English) cat who emigrated to the US with us!

    Cathie Black (nee Murphy)
    Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

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Old Friend by derek lloyd (Member 10117004) on 20-Feb-2004
I am looking for information on David Downey. He was born around 1951. I went to St George of England school with him in the in the early sixties. He originally lived in Bridle road then in netherton lastly moved to Magull.   
  • Re: Old Friend by Jan Byers (Member 10133397) on 1-Dec-2004
    try the electoral roll/register. That might help in finding your mate.

  • Re: Old Friend by Graham (spike) Milligan (Member 10231663) on 10-Sep-2008
    David went to school with me and I lived in 61 Bridle Ave. I lost contact with most from St Georges's but I'm on the trail of a few right now. I still have the old class photo's and I'll ask my mum if she knows of where he is. All the best,

    Graham Milligan (Spike)

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Netherton Moss Junior School & The Marian Way by Gordon Cottle (Member 10116747) on 5-Feb-2004
I lived at 30 The Marian Way, Netherton, Bootle between 1954 and 1960, and I attended Netherton Moss Junior School. Does that ring any bells with anyone?   
  • Re: Netherton Moss Junior School & The Marian Way by Stan (Member 10115892) on 11-Feb-2004
    Yes at the Church:-)

  • Re: Netherton Moss Junior School & The Marian Way by joycenicholls (Member 10019358) on 23-May-2004
    Where you at Netherton Moss A or B ? Netherton Moss A closed in 1959 and everyone had to choose to transfer either to St Oswalds or Netherton Park.

  • Re: Netherton Moss Junior School & The Marian Way by Maug (Member 10097490) on 13-Jun-2005
    14 Glovers Lane 1954 to 1965. Nethertom Moss then Netherton Park. Who was you first teacher? We must have been in the same classroom.

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Lewis,s Clothing Factory Litherland. by Peter Walsh (Member 10113933) on 5-Feb-2004
Posted this message for my wife Irene Jones in August 2002, time to try again. Irene attended Gray St. School in Bootle leaving in 1948 to work in Lewis,s. Irene would dearly love to hear from her friends and workmates. Irene left in 1952 to live in Canada.   
  • Re: Lewis,s Clothing Factory Litherland. by Dave (Member 10052097) on 7-Feb-2004
    Hi Peter,
    You might have more luck with your search on the http://litherlandtown.co.uk website. They have a very active messageboard on the go there.
    My mothers first job when she left Lander Rd school in 1926 was Lewis' Clothing Factory as a trainee machinist on the mens trousers. All before Irenes time ofcouse. She lived in Empire Rd (gone now).
    Just thought I'd throw that in,
    Cheers, Dave E.

  • Re: Lewis,s Clothing Factory Litherland. by Peter Walsh (Member 10113933) on 8-Feb-2004
    Thanks for the tip Dave, wiil do.cheer,s

  • Re: Lewis,s Clothing Factory Litherland. by Sheila Graham (Member 10000762) on 27-Feb-2004
    My niece Janet Caddick worked at Lewis's clothing..with ?Marie Dunn....that was in the 60s early 70s..I think.... Sheila Graham

  • Re: Lewis,s Clothing Factory Litherland. by susan mc cann (Member 10266807) on 29-Oct-2011
    HI. I WORKED AT MY FIRST JOB AT LEWIS CLOTHING FACTORY IN 1963. I WORKED IN THE CUTTING ROOM WITH 58 MEN AND TWO OTHER ADMIN WORKERS ENID AND LINDA BRACKEN. THERE USE TO BE DENNIS SIMPSON AND HIS BROTHER MICHAEL..... MR RAWLINSON OVER THE CUTTING ROOM, THEN THERE WAS BILLY WILLIAMS AND GLENIS WILLIAMS, BROTHER AND SISTER.... IS THERE ANYONE AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT WHO WAS THERE AT THAT TIME.
    SUE. ... more >>

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Kellys Bakery by David McLeod (Member 10114622) on 2-Feb-2004
Does anyone remember Kellys Bakery at the Corner of Elliot St & Knowsley Rd. Their used to be a photographer who lived above it. My Dad Joe Mcleod from 68 Percy Street used to do all the local developing and printing but then he taught the guy above Kellys and let it all go   
  • Re: Kellys Bakery by Sue Hodgers (Member 10019397) on 2-Feb-2004
    I certainly remember Kelly's. We where regular customers. Mrs Kelly used to save us a large tin each day for our mum,(Ella Patterson,wife of Billy),can't remember the photographers though.
    Regards, Sue.

  • Re: Kellys Bakery by jo wilson (Member 10114415) on 4-Feb-2004
    I also remember kellys bakery they did my wedding cake
    jo

  • Re: Kellys Bakery by d man (Member 10061832) on 6-Mar-2004
    i remember kellys too my mum used to send me for a tin loaf but 9 times out of 10 by the time i got it back to balfour rd i had picked big holes in it, i can still taste the hot bread now mmmm

  • Re: Kellys Bakery by becky (Member 10117231) on 9-Mar-2004
    I all ways bit the corners and got a good smack for it.(it didn't stop me though)

  • Re: Kellys Bakery by sheila gowing (Member 10122724) on 18-Apr-2004
    I lived in Eliot St, my mum was Vera Bray and we often had shindigs back at our house, more often than not we would go to Kellys side door during the early hours and buy barmcakes.

  • Re: Kellys Bakery by d man (Member 10061832) on 21-Apr-2004
    hi did you have a brother called simon ?? i think you lived on the opposite side to kellys second to last house at the top ???

  • Re: Kellys Bakery by sheila gowing (Member 10122724) on 26-Apr-2004
    I'm Simons auntie we lived in No 10 and he lived in No 20. He lives in Kelsall and works in Vauxhalls. Did you go to school with him, did you know his brothers and sister and aare you still in the area. I was the youngest of Veras daughters.

  • Re: Kellys Bakery by d man (Member 10061832) on 28-Apr-2004
    hi i went to st jameses and st joans i used to live in balfour rd i was known to simon as john mac. i used to knock about with simon about 1970. do you remember the lovelady girls who lived above olswangs the clothes shop ? i was trying to trace helen a while ago .

  • Re: Kellys Bakery by margaretwillis (Member 10215940) on 30-Oct-2007
    i remember kellys bakery i lived in 22and 21 eliot st

  • Re: Kellys Bakery by simon hogan (Member 10223174) on 16-Mar-2008
    i lived in 20 eliot st kelys was on the corner great bread

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Prescott by Stan (Member 10115892) on 28-Jan-2004
Does anyone know a Peter Greene, went to St Mary's school, or Sheila Ashcroft, lived in York St, just off Strand Road, 1940s 50s?
Stan in Sydney
  
  • Re: Prescott by Les Cooper (Member 10189690) on 27-Sep-2006
    Do you mean Peter Green from Chaucer Street? He had two brothers Stan & Francis .
    If so he is my cousin but we have lost touch and i have not seen or heard from any of them since about 1967.Sorry can't help you more

  • Re: Prescott by Les Cooper (Member 10189690) on 27-Sep-2006
    I have a cousin Peter Green who lived in Chaucer Street with his Brothers Stan & Francis but sadly have not seen or heard of them since about 1967 i only know the family moved not far to peel road in the 1970s. There is another cousin Terry Woods who used to live in 4 Browning Street. Not much i know but if its the same person then he woulb be about 55 now and it may jog a few memories

  • Re: Prescott by Peter Green (Member 10215771) on 27-Oct-2007
    I was intrigued by the messages from Stan and Les. My name is Peter Green, still in regular touch with my brother Stan but have not seen or heard from Franny since my Dads funeral in early 80's, and I am definitely Les Coopers cousin, I have very fond memories of playing around Chaucer street and Sterrix lane, Ford in the 50's. I can't place Stan so maybe someone can help me with that. I have live... more >>

  • Re: Prescott by Les Cooper (Member 10189690) on 7-Mar-2008
    Hello Peter Green! How are you these days hope you are fit and well. As you can see from the dates I have not visited the site for a while. If you read this post will let you have my E mail address as Cathy and myself have been going on for a while about getting together with everyone. Have got some good pics taken one Christmas in Morningside Road. Hope you catch this and if you do lat me know wh... more >>

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Monaghans by Stan (Member 10115892) on 28-Jan-2004
Thanks John, for you reply on the Monaghans, Paddt was one of the Brothers, Billy was one, and one they just called Fella, because as a kid he was small,a little fella.
If Anyone else has any info on The Monaghans who lives in Irlam Rd, just off Peel Rd please let me know, or any of the Cassidys from Bootle
Thanks Stan
  
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Looking for lost relatives by Stan (Member 10115892) on 27-Jan-2004
Do anyone know any of the Monagans that lived on Rimrose Road, Boote, back in the 1950-60s
, there was Billy, Tessy,
Also Jacky Knight married Tesses sister.
  
  • Re: Looking for lost relatives by Sue Hodgers (Member 10019397) on 2-Feb-2004
    I remember Monaghans from Peel Road. Ther was a girl about my age called Valerie. Don't remember the other family names.
    Regards Sue.

  • Re: Looking for lost relatives by DEBORAH AGNES MONAGHAN (Member 10246184) on 28-Mar-2010
    Hi,
    I am one of the Monaghans that lived at 226 Rimrose Rd, along with my brothers and sisters Billy, Paddy, Fella, Tess, Betty, Peggy, and Sheila. We went to Joan of Arc school.

    I remember Chris Evans but I think he chummed around with Fella. He came to our house often, he lived on the corner of Byron and Peel I think.
    I was known by my middle name Agnes, but changed it to my first name Deb.... more >>

  • Re: Looking for lost relatives by patricia bojen (Member 10276345) on 15-Jul-2012
    I used to go to St. JoanĀ“s school with a sheila Monaghan, she lived opposite St.Joans church.My maiden name is Pat Odonnell.

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Irlam Road - 1925 by Fiona Courtman (Member 10115889) on 27-Jan-2004
My grandmother's marriage certificate lists her as living at 156 Irlam Road in March 1925.
In doing my family history research, I've never been aware of a family connection in that area.
Does anyone remember Mary Cummins (my Grandmother) or know who lived at 156 Irlam Road in 1925?
Thanks in advance.
  
  • Re: Irlam Road - 1925 by mryan (Member 10135712) on 28-Oct-2004
    my great-grandmother lived on Irlam Road, in flat 110, but in 1951. I'm sorry i dont have any information for you, but if you have anything that you have discovered could you please let me know at freshpinapple@hotmail.com

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looking for old freinds by David McLeod (Member 10114622) on 21-Jan-2004
I am trying to find out about 2 blokes that lived in Balfour Road. There was Mick Dowling and Dave ??? he lived in the last of the two houses between the prefabs and the railway bridge on knowsley road. He lived with just his mum and Joined the RAF around 1963   
  • Re: looking for old freinds by dave fenton (Member 10277556) on 23-Aug-2012
    Hi,well what a blast from the past this is,may be 8 years on since you put your request up,but you found one of the two you were looking for,this is Dave from balfour road end house near prefabs,hope you reciee this as i have been trying to locate you for some years as well,my addi is dafen2457@yahoo.co.uk

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Do you have any links to the SMY's ?. by Bernie (Member 10113853) on 15-Jan-2004
Do you have any links to the SMY's in Bootle ?.

Arthur (Policeman)& Elizabeth SMY last known address 1925, 42 Cowper Street, Bootle. Arthur.Clarence SMY (Clerk), last known address 1938, 14 Amos ave,Litherland. George Thomas SMY (postman), last known address 1932, 39 Cowper Street, Bootle. Albert.Edward SMY (clerk), last known address 1938, 26 Fir rd,Liv 22. Gladys May SMY b 1900 Bootle. Beatr... more >>
  
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Looking for old freinds by David McLeod (Member 10114622) on 13-Jan-2004
Trying to find Bernard or Christopher Doran from Percy Street. They went to St James School in Chestnut Grove   
  • Re: Looking for old freinds by Richard Connor (Member 10125238) on 25-May-2004
    Hi Dave, did you go to Bootle Grammar? I seem to remember knocking around with you and Andy Windsor, Micky Dowling, Eric Cheetham and Ray Howard down Knowsley Rd when we were about 12-13 years old

  • Re: Looking for old freinds by David McLeod (Member 10114622) on 13-Jul-2004
    Yes I did go to bootle grammar. I was wandering what happened to mick Dowling and the rest of you guys. I went over to Warwick Bolam after 2 years. Then 7 years in the army and now I am in Australia

  • Re: Looking for old freinds by Richard Connor (Member 10125238) on 31-Jul-2004
    Do you remember knocking around with Andy Windsor and me with 2 girls from Knowsley road? One was called Maureen o' Toole and lived in the prefabs next to the railway bridge, the other girl's name was ? o'Connor from up Knowsley Rd. I'm visiting OZ in October, 200 miles north of Melbourne, place called Wangaratta.

  • Re: Looking for old freinds by David McLeod (Member 10114622) on 18-Aug-2004
    Don,t remember the names but seem to remember going to the old Civil Defence huts with the lads and a couple of girls for a bit of hanky panky

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Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by Bob (Robert) Waring (Member 10113919) on 4-Jan-2004
How many remember fondly, as I do, the small library on the corner of Tennyson St & Peel Road. I was fortunate to live just opposite at 65 Tennyson St and starting borrowing books as soon as I was old enough (5 - 6 yrs old?). My mum and dad were both readers but there was little money to buy books but this library developed in me a love of books and reading which has lasted all my life.

The... more >>
  
  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by Peter Walsh (Member 10113933) on 4-Jan-2004
    Hi Bob, as a lad were you also known as "Pongo Waring"

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by Bob (Robert) Waring (Member 10113919) on 5-Jan-2004
    I was especially when at Bootle Grammar (1961-68).However I understand that was quite common something to do with an Aston Villa player (pre-war?) with the same monicker.

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by Sue Hodgers (Member 10019397) on 10-Jan-2004
    I remember the library very well and used to go there all the time. We lived in no.58(dad was Billy Patterson&mum was Ella. I used to love the nativity scene they put in the window at Christmas time, happy days!

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by FMD (Member 10102215) on 10-Feb-2004
    Hi Sue,
    I grew up in "Big" Norton St and went in the Library quite often as they had the Journal of Commerce in there and I would always look for the whereabouts of my brothers (two) ships when they were at sea. The staff were brilliant especially Barbara,who I think was married to a Liverpool Policeman. It also reminded me of the only person I knew in Tennyson St. Jimmy Deering, who lived at the... more >>

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by Sue Hodgers (Member 10019397) on 12-Feb-2004
    hello there fdm, it's funny how we called the streets big and little, little grey stret,little moore street etc. Did you used to know nelly and ann dunn from elliott street. they had the sweet shop in marsh lane. I remember the pawnbrokers, but what kind of shop was reddings in knowsley rd? Used to love the old chandlers shop in knowsley rd by fred williams shop. I can smell the pariffen now that ... more >>

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by Ian Abernethy (Member 10026317) on 12-Feb-2004
    Reddings was a good old-fashioned green grocer. One corner of the shop held a type of tower where sacks of spuds were tipped in at the top and scooped out at the bottom to be tipped into your open bag. It was on the opposite corner to the old Labour club (now Madigan's Lighthouse). I just handed over the list written by mum and everything was shoved into the bag. I probably handed over half a crow... more >>

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by FMD (Member 10102215) on 15-Feb-2004
    Hey Sue, I'm sorry but I threw you a curved ball when I said that Reddings was on the corner of Elliot St/Knowsley Road, in fact, Elliot St did not reach Knowsley Rd. As Ian quite rightly stated Reddings was on the corner of Scott St and on that block was Braines(the Barber),a sweetshop next to Irwins and possibly two more shops plus the placards.Across the road at little Norton St we had Hegarty'... more >>

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by FMD (Member 10102215) on 15-Feb-2004
    PS
    hi Sue & Ian,
    I stated, wrongly, that Eliot St never reached Knowsley Rd but before everyone writes to correct me, I lost it!!
    Eliot St, Obviously, IS off Knowsley Rd even back in 1950, and Sue, I do not know the Dunns that you mentioned and the only people that I knew of was "Sonny'Kenny (Commisionaire at the Gainy)and Vera Bray (1st Lady Mayoress of Bootle),who lived in Eliot St. who were ... more >>

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by Sue Hodgers (Member 10019397) on 18-Feb-2004
    Well i thought i had lost it! Of course i now remember the greengrocers on the corner of Scott, the only sonny i can remember had the shop on peel rd, corner of moore street, and if i'm not mistaken the corner of little grey street was a small supermarket(now the post office).
    regards sue.

  • Re: Nellie Dunn Marsh Lane sweet shop by Cathie Black (Member 10113265) on 21-Feb-2004
    "nelly and ann dunn from elliott street. they had the sweet shop in marsh lane."

    I remember Nellie Dunn's sweet shop very well! I used to live in Menai Road, Bootle (opposite St George of England High School) and used to visit my grandma and auntie who lived off Marsh Lane. They used to reserve me a comic every week which I would pick up from Nellie Dunn's sweet shop every Sunday.

    Wow! Yo... more >>

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by d man (Member 10061832) on 6-Mar-2004
    i remember mrs bray i went to school with her grandson simon who lived in elliot st, does anyone remember the lovelady girls who lived over olswangs i think their granny ran the shop, and what about the old guy who lived in elliot st and had the second hand shop across the road he reminded me of alfred hitchcock with his nose the shop always smelt musty and damp

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by sheila gowing (Member 10122724) on 18-Apr-2004
    The man who had the second hand shop was Ernie Brown he lived in the last house in Eliot St. His brother Arthur married Ann Kenny who was Nellie Dunnes sister and she used to work in Nellies shop. Who was the couple who ran the snooker club opposite the library?

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by Anne Lees (Member 10077231) on 24-Apr-2004
    Hi Bob

    I too remember Nellie Dunns sweet shop. The Peel Road library was where I used to get a lot of my books from. The couple who owned the snooker hall/ drinks shop were called Mr and Mrs Motteram.
    they were a really nice couple who cared for all the kids in the area. 1 old penny or 3d for an ice cream soda. They had a daughter named Freda who was the manageress of Blackledges on the corne... more >>

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by heidi murphy (Member 10136292) on 2-Nov-2004
    yes i rember the tennyson street library also the barber shop on peel rd and dingdongs at the bottom

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by patricia bojen (Member 10276345) on 15-Jul-2012
    Hi,MR CHAN from the fish and chip died a few years ago,he was a lovely man.Pat bojen

  • Re: Peel Road/Tennyson Street library by Richard Thomas (Member 10302998) on 25-Jan-2016
    I am Richard Thomas and lived over the Scott's Shop on the corner of Knowsley Road and Moore Street so it was a short walk to the library in Peel Street which I remember with affection. I was a few doors from Chan's who was a lovely friendly guy - I found out that he did indeed pass away and it was in the care home on the other side of Knowsley Road. There was (is) another chippy in the same block... more >>

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