Home Tag "Liverpool History"

Images of Liverpool

The last time I was in Liverpool must have been soon after the Toxteth riots in 1981. The very name still conjures up the smell of burned-out cars that were still littering the streets.  Since then the city has gone from strength to strength and I had difficulty in orientating myself around what were once […]

Merseyside Maritime History

Liverpool and Birkenhead have seen many changes since their heyday of shipping, but as Brian Spencer found out, there are still many links with their maritime history. If you could go back to the mid to late 1800s, the whole of the Mersey estuary would have been full of ships carrying goods in and out […]