Crosby, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Crosby and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Happy And Sad

my memory is also asking for information. Does anyone remember {this will be for the older generation} a mother and baby home not far from the station its common name was Berkley House but it also had a catholic name ,it was just off Serpentine rd. Blundellsands. I think it had connections with a catholic church around the corner. ...Read full memory

A memory of Crosby


I remember a home for unmarried mothers in blundellsands Crosby, I am hoping to find local people who may remember it, it was called Berkley house but also had a catholic name it wasn't far from the station off serpentine rd I think. I would love to know how people felt then about such a place and how it would be now. I think it had ...Read full memory

A memory of Crosby

Hamilton, Endbutt Lane, Coalman

Does anyone remember having their coal delivered by Frank (Hamilton) and Alf. Nellie Hamilton, used to answer the telephone. Nellie was my Great Aunt and Godmother. The coal business, Rainfords of Endbutt Lane and had been started by my Great Grandfather, Joseph Rainford. Any recollections would be much appreciated.

A memory of Crosby by Ann Hamlet