March 8, 1945 Liverpool had several public gymnasia in the middle part of last century, some of the buildings being erected at the expense of
March 1, 1945 Liverpool’s Mayor was first granted the right to use the title “Lord Mayor” in 1893. Royal Letters Patent gave him that title,
August 30, 1941 Liverpool is a great “organ” city, and in St. George’s Hall and the Cathedral has two of the world’s finest modern organs;
February 28, 1940 When will the Liverpool Corporation Committees face up to their responsibilities, and frame their estimates with a due regard to existing conditions?
Friday, December 22 – 1939 Liverpool will be without some of their leading players for the game against New Brighton, but that will not detract
May 20, 1933 Dr James Ferguson, of “Sherwood,” Rishton, Rishton’s new medical officer, had a practice in Liverpool for twelve years, being medical referee to
Sunday, September 11 – 1927 Many records fall to the lot of Britain’s oldest working blacksmith, Mr. James Dawber, of Chapel Place, Garston, Liverpool. Ninety
June 9, 1910 A well-known Liverpool gentleman Much regret will be felt in Liverpool at the announcement of the death of Alderman Ephraim Walker, J.P.
December 31, 1906 Reductions in fifteen years. Various resolutions having been passed in Liverpool at representative meetings arguing that “no real or permanent improvement” can
Thursday, January 14 – 1904 Some startling figures were given yesterday at a meeting of the health Committee of the Liverpool Corporation. Alderman Grant stated
Wednesday, June 19 – 1901 Sir Henry Littlejohn, Medical Officer of Health for the Local Government Board for Scotland and for Edinburgh, was examined yesterday
March 31, 1900 The Liverpool Corporation published on Saturday the accounts for the year in connection with the tramways undertaking of the city. In 1898
September 29, 1897 The illumination of our streets by electric light is being carried out in an admirable manner, and this, whilst being a great
Thursday, August 5 – 1897 The Liverpool Corporation, having municipalised the tramways of that city, to take effect on September 1, on Monday resolved to
March 27, 1897 A lecture, entitled “Local history and biography suggested by the names of some Liverpool streets,” was delivered on Thursday evening in the
Saturday, November 2 – 1895 In selecting the new aldermen on Saturday the Conservative caucus adopted the principle of seniority in the City Council. Mr.
January 6, 1893 At the Liverpool Court of Passage, yesterday, Mr. T.H. Baylis, Q.C., assess, and a special jury, resumed the hearing of the action
Wednesday, May 11 – 1870 The following circular has been sent to the Blue-coat School and ten different hospital and orphan institutions in the town:
August 5, 1869 The new public park at Anfield, Walton, which has been constructed for the recreation and amusement of the inhabitants of the north
November 29, 1856 The accompanying sketch present to our readers a view of one of the capacious reservoirs, and noble towers, lately erected by the
December 3, 1853 In our metropolis there is an old piece of City-gossip – that, should a son be born to the Lord Mayor during