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 ...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 ...Read full memory


When a was a small girl my parents used to take me to visit my Grandparents, in Kensington where they lived at No. 29 Kelso Place. As the underground trains pass deep under the houses ...Read full memory