Kensington, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

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

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