Liverpool's hidden history revealed - the top 40 relics of our past you walk by every day
Taking a look at the monuments to our city's past that we walk by every day without knowing what they are
Poor Old River Mersey Ferry Royal Iris
The old Liverpool to Wirral ferry and music venue where The Beatles played on the fish and chip cruises up and down the river. Still languishing on the River Thames next to an industrial estate in South East London. What a sad ending to the most famous ferry boat in the world.
History of Toxteth • Historic Liverpool
History of Toxteth: Royal Hunting forest, new town, and rebirth Stochestede, Dom. Bk.; Tokestat, 1207; Toxstake, 1228; Tokstad, 1257; Toxstath, 1297; Toxsteth, 1447 (VCH Lancs, III). Origins of the name: May be Old English – Stochestede (in the Domesday Book) means the stockaded place. Image: liverpool street toxteth by bahcodeclub, released under a Creative Commons …
Liverpool Corporation Passenger Transport Department - Route Map cover, 1960
The cover to a wonderfully large scale and detailed map of the Liverpool Transport bus network - only a few short years after the abandonment of the city's iconic tram network. The cover features the Liver Building and bus A257 - VKB 890 - one of the 1957 intake of AEC Regent V buses.