Kensington, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Family History

After I foumd out that my family lived at 3 Canning Place in 1838 and attended the Holland Street Catholic Chapel, I discovered the RC baptisms of John Rogers Herbert RA artist and my g.g.g.aunt Kezia Herbert nee Dedman's ...Read full memory

A memory of Kensington by John Dedmsn

Those Wonderful 60`S

My father was the caretaker for the Linquists` Club in Holland St from 1959 to the early 70`s , when the building (Niddry Lodge) was demolished to make way for the new Kensington town hall. We lived in The Cottage next ...Read full memory

Royal College Of Music

My memories refer to 1955 through 1959. I remember these years with affection - being taught 'cello by Harvey Philips, piano by Hilda Klein (excellent use of swearwords, I remember!!), composition by Herbert Howells ...Read full memory

A memory of Kensington by Ray Lowrey