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

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


I remember having coal delivered at my Mothers house , we lived in Mill Close, and had a shed just for coal .I remember them coming to deliver the coal and it would be a lot of noise as they filled it up.This would be around 1959 to 1966.Do not remember the name of the company.Lucy Brauer

A memory of Crosby by lucybrauer


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