Frost at Liverpool


February 16, 1895
The frost shows no sign of abating in Liverpool, and the suffering among the poor is appalling. Yesterday skating was indulged in at the Huskinson Dock, such a novelty not being known before within living memory. Work at the docks is very brisk, but the accumulations of ice, both in the docks and river, greatly interfere with shipping work. Numbers of strange birds are frequenting the river and docks in search of food. The city police are being utilised to assist in the relief of destitute people.
(Sunderland Daily Echo, February 16, 1895)

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