Liverpool, Adelphi Hotel c.1876

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Caption for Liverpool, Adelphi Hotel 1870: This is the original Adelphi Hotel: it was built in c1840 on the site of Adelphi Gardens by the Midland Railway Company, and was in direct competition with the London North Western Railway Hotel, which was further along Lime Street. The hotel we see here had a glass balcony, and a large portico entrance was added at the turn of the century. This building was demolished in 1912. The present Adelphi Hotel was built on the same site, with its architecture based on the style of an Atlantic liner.

An extract from Liverpool and Merseyside Photographic Memories.

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My memories of Bodley Street and Stanley Park date from the early 1950's. There were loads of children who lived in the street - The Grimmonds, Gregory's and Wilson's to name but a few. We all played in the street, the girls with skipping ropes and two balls on the wall of the Welsh Chapel that was at the (...Read full memory)

I grew up in Tillard St. Kirkdale. I remember we always had to use the back door when we left the house as kids, so the neighbours would not see we had no lino in the hall. (probably no body else had any anyway) I was a paper boy for Joe Ballard who owned a shop in Tillard St., he paid us ten bob a week. I went to (...Read full memory)

I went to Bankfield School. I left in 1975 and my best friend was Alma Knowles. Don't know what became of Alma as we lost contact. I would love to see her again to catch up on old times, she may be married so I don't know how to find her. I have tried Bankfield it was the best school I went to. When I left the school was named Hollylodge - it's now another school...those were the days.

I was a member of Spellow Lane Church from 1964 to 1976. It is situated on Spellow Lane, about 500 yards from Goodison Park (home of Everton FC), on Goodison Road. One of the weekly meetings was held on Tuesday evening . If Everton were playing at home and scored, the cheers could be heard in the church! The (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Liverpool, Adelphi Hotel 1870: This is the original Adelphi Hotel: it was built in c1840 on the site of Adelphi Gardens by the Midland Railway Company, and was in direct competition with the London North Western Railway Hotel, which was further along Lime Street. The hotel we see here had a glass balcony, and a large portico entrance was added at the turn of the century. This building was demolished in 1912. The present Adelphi Hotel was built on the same site, with its architecture based on the style of an Atlantic liner.

An extract from Liverpool and Merseyside Photographic Memories.

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