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Liverpool Central, Merseyside
Liverpool Central, Merseyside
Liverpool Central, Merseyside
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Liverpool Central, Merseyside

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Are you a family member or an ancestor in one of the 100's of pictures?

This book of more than 200 photos not only captures Liverpool's multicultural character but also charts the numerous transformations that Liverpool residents have gone through in the past century. This is a story about more than simply magnificent buildings; it's also about regular city dwellers. These individuals have contributed to Liverpool's success and will continue to do so with their unwavering passion.In the early years, Liverpool was a submanor affixed to the West Derby Manor and was not recorded in the Domesday Book. The town took its time to grow. There were just seven main streets at the time of the restoration, and the first stage coach service between Liverpool and London didn't begin operating until 1760.The evolution of the dock system was the catalyst for Liverpool's transformation. The first dock ever constructed for purpose opened its doors in 1709.Economic growth quickly followed as traffic increased. Jesse Hartley was hired as a dock engineer in 1824. His accomplishments were enormous, and over the course of the following 36 years, he constructed more than 140 acres of wet docks, the most notable of which was perhaps the Albert Dock, which opened in 1845. With almost seven miles of ducks along the shoreline, Liverpool had the largest duck system in the world by 1927. Because of their strategic significance, they were the target of the most destructive bombing attacks during World War II. The city started a later, unprecedented-scale development initiative. This collection's photos, which were assembled from a variety of sources, including the Liverpool Central Library, vividly depict the type and character of changes that have occurred in the city.

Publisher: Chalford Publishing Company (1997) Paperback: 128 pages
The Book is in very good condition and will enhance any collection

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