My friends, the 'Bartups', lived at No.1 Lycett Road. John, the father was an accountant who worked for ICI. His wife Isabella (Bella) was a Scots lady from Kirkcudbright, I believe. Two children John and Jean. John went to the Wallasey Grammar School and I think that Jean went to the Girls High School. After Father John ...Read full memory
This not "The Sandhills." This view is from the railway bridge overlooking Harrison Park, so named after a famous Wallasey family. The hills are man made, allegedly from the spoil from the building of the Wallasey tunnel. This is around the corner from another picture in the collection: St. Nicholas Church.
I loved liscard roundabout at Christmas, all the different things they had each year, the beautiful Norwegian spruce, snow white one year, Cinderella the next and so on, and shopping in liscard village, mainly in woollies, you could get most of your presents there, my granddad told me about the monkey house and the toilets ...Read full memory