The historic villages of Liverpool – built to a template?
All born-and-bred Liverpudlians (and many more people) will be aware that the city is made up of a collection of villages. The villages used to sit comfortably in their landscape, surrounded by fields, (more…)
Latest Liverpool Stories
The word ‘blog’ is short for ‘weblog’, a log of interesting sites you’ve come across, and which you want to share with your readers. So, in the first of an attempt at a regular feature, here are some stories (more…)
Five fossils of Liverpool’s founding year
On August 23rd Liverpool celebrated 804 years as a town! OK, so it’s no ‘2007’, but it’s a good time to have a look back the best part of a millennium. There are quite a few things which were laid down (more…)
Churches, and Rural Landscapes in Urban Liverpool
This article was inspired by Celia Heritage’s recent article on parish churches. Her love of churches, in terms of history, began through researching family history and looking for ancestors’ gravestones.
More ups and downs for Liverpool’s historic areas
It seems only yesterday that I was bemoaning the uncertainty of the future (more…)
Liverpool places of worship receive £373,000 repair grants
Three listed buildings in Liverpool are amongst over 150 to receive money from English Heritage and the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Repair Grants for Places of Worship scheme.
Liverpool Blogs, an exhibition, and more of interest from the LHS
I’d like to start this post with a kind of ‘metablog’. I would (more…)