Parkgate, The Boat House c.1939
Memories of Parkgate
I grew up in Parkgate. Now reside in California where I have lived since 1981. I believe the grocery store which is now an art gallery was Howes and Mr Chow's was Prossors store. Remember buying sweets from 'Mr Dooley'. Anyone remember him?
This is the stretch of the Parade past the Donkey Stand and Balcony House, the Copper Grill restaurant is in sight before Little Lane at the side of the famous Nicholl's ice cream shop. The Copper Grill is now some kind of ...Read full memory
I was so pleased to see this photo in a Francis Frith book. The two ladies in the foreground are my Grandma and my Mother. Grandma was Mrs. Archie Turner (1892-1974) who lived in Whitford Road, Birkenhead. My Mother, ...Read full memory
The little ice cream shop next to the Copper Grill has the best ice cream in Parkgate. I have been going there for about 25 years. I love Parkgate, it's a lovely place now and always has been.
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