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Paradise street, Liverpool : the derivation of the name.

Staney A. Harris

Paradise street, Liverpool : the derivation of the name.

by Staney A. Harris

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Published by Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire in Liverpool .
Written in English


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English watchmaking began in London but later centres arose in Liverpool and Coventry. In the eighteenth century these were supplied with "frames" or rough movements for finishing by specialist manufacturers in Prescot in Lancashire. From to Ehrhardt operated from addresses in Paradise Street and Augusta Street in Birmingham. Holloway is an inner-city district of the London Borough of Islington, miles ( km) north of Charing Cross, which follows the line of the Holloway Road ().At the centre of Holloway is the Nag's Head commercial area which sits between the more residential Upper Holloway and Lower Holloway neighbourhoods. Holloway has a multicultural population. It is the home of Arsenal y: England.

Full text of "Annals of the Liverpool stage, from the earliest period to the present time, together with some account of the theatres and music halls in Bootle and Birkenhead" See other formats. A sign of one of the public houses in Church Street – the ‘Holy Lamb’ which is not a very appropriate name for such an establishment – has just been changed to the ‘Lamb Hotel’ and a correspondent, noticing the alteration, sends us the following.

The village of Templestowe was surveyed in Two theories have been offered to explain the derivation of its name. One suggests it derived from Sir Walter Scott's novel Ivanhoe. The second is Author: Jamie First. Opie Street, nice ring, named thus for a fair while, it gained the name following the death of the famous Regency bonnet wearing writer and philanthropist Amelia Opie. Amelia was born in Colegate in to fairly well-to-do parents the Aldersons.


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Paradise street, Liverpool : the derivation of the name by Staney A. Harris Download PDF EPUB FB2

Liverpool street nomenclature has, in general, presented little difficulty to local historians. Paradise Street, however, has proved an exception to this rule, and more than a century ago the author of a Liverpool guide-book regretted his inability to trace the origin of its name.

11 '. It is believed to refer to a narrow strip of water called the Pool, which used to run from where Whitechapel and Paradise Street now stand into the Mersey, according to Visit Liverpool.

Blow the Man Down is an English sea lyric "Blow the man down" most likely refers to a common mishap at sea during the age of sail wherein a strong, sudden gale catches a ship with its topsails fully set – the force of the wind, depending upon the load and balance of the ship's cargo, can actually "blow the man down", or blow the man-o'-war down into the water, partially capsizing it.

Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough in Merseyside, population in was approximatelyLiverpool is the ninth-largest English district by population, and the largest in Merseyside and the surrounding lies within the UK's sixth-most populous urban area, and its metropolitan area is the fifth-largest in the UK with a population of region: Liverpool.

The history of Liverpool can be traced back to when the place was known as 'Liuerpul', possibly meaning a pool or creek with muddy water, though other origins of the name have been suggested. The borough was founded by royal charter in by King John, was made up of only seven streets in the shape of the letter 'H' but Liverpool remained a small settlement until its trade with Ireland.

Paradise Street, Liverpool: the derivation of the name Stanley A. Harris. Excavation of a circular enclosure at Broadbank, Briercliffe, Lancashire T. Powell. The Harkirk, Little Crosby Frank Tyrer.

The ‘Red Book’ of the abbey of St. Werburgh, Chester Antonia Nightingale. Richard Burton, vicar of Lancaster, Frank R. Johnston. Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough in Merseyside, population in was approximatelyLiverpool is the ninth-largest English district by population, and the largest in Merseyside and the surrounding lies within the UK's sixth-most populous urban area, and its metropolitan area is the fifth-largest in the UK with a population of million.

Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough in North West England, with an estimated population ofIts metropolitan area is the fifth-largest in the UK, with a population of million in The local authority is Liverpool City Council, the most populous local government district in the metropolitan county of Merseyside and the largest in the Liverpool City Region.

Liverpool (), in North West England, is a major city and metropolitan borough with an estimated population ofin within the City of Liverpool. Liverpool and its surrounding areas form the fifth largest metropolitan area in the UK, with an estimated population of over million in The local authority is Liverpool City Council, which is the most populous local government.

Liverpool () is a city in North West England, with an estimated population ofin With its surrounding areas it is the fifth largest metropolitan area in the UK, with over million people in The local authority is Liverpool City Council, the most populous local government district within the metropolitan county of Merseyside and the largest within the Liverpool City.

Liverpool (/ ˈ l ɪ v ər p uː l /) is a city in North West England whose estimated population wasin ; its surrounding areas combine to form the fifth largest metropolitan area in the UK, with over million people in The local authority is Liverpool City Council, the most populous local government district within the metropolitan county of Merseyside and the largest Coat of arms: Official logo of Liverpool, Emblem.

The symbol # indicates that the old name has been abolished and the street incorporated into an existing place name. Don't forget to check with the - list of changes as well as this one. I have no plans to join my ancestors anytime soon, but when I do the information on this website may disappear.

The family name is recorded in the Domesday Book as Entrebus, apparently from an Old Norse personal name Andri and buski, meaning a or thicket. An alternative derivation of the name is the Norman-French Entre-bois which can be interpreted as 'within the woods'.

The name of Antrobus still is marked by the Village Hall in Northwich. Liverpool (/ ˈ l ɪ v ər p uː l /) is a major city and metropolitan borough in North West estimated population of the city of Liverpool metropolitan borough wasinwhile Liverpool and its surrounding areas combine to form the fifth largest metropolitan area in the UK with over million people in Constituent country: England.

This made it possible for a Liverpool-born builder, Cuthbert Bisbrown, who lived in Paradise Street to plan ‘New Liverpool’, a town to be built on Sefton’s lands to the south of the city. This ambitious scheme was in competition with the cities of Bath and Edinburgh, which were both creating impressive Georgian landscapes at this time.

Street-names. Holywell Street (by ): no early name recorded. King Edward Street: made in Kybald Street (20th cent.): Kybald Street c. Most of the street was closed in the later Middle Ages; the remnant was Grove Place in The part of the street between Logic Lane and the east end of Merton Street was called Harehall Lane or.

The exact length of the Liverpool and Manchester railway, from the station, Lime-street, Liverpool, to Water-street, Manchester, is thirty miles and three quarters, and thirty yards.

A short distance from the Junction is the Sankey Viaduct, a grand and stupendous work; the arches are nine in number, and fifty feet span; the embankments leading. Ireland and the Irish are inescapable elements in the story of RMS Titanic, the ill-fated vessel was, after all, designed by Irishmen and built by Harland & Wolff in were many Irish members among its crew while, appropriately enough, the doomed liner’s final port.

History. The origins of the name are disputed; some believe that it derives from Hollow, or Hollow way, due to a dip in the road caused by the passage of animals and water erosion, as this was the main cattle driving route from the North into Lower Holloway, the former Back Road, now Liverpool Road was used to rest and graze the cattle before entering London.

Full text of "Drake's road book of the London and Birmingham and Grand Junction Railways: being a complete guide to the entire line of railway from London to Liverpool and Manchester : to which is appended the visiter's guide to Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester" See other formats.

Porter Street in Liverpool was named after Thomas Colley Porter, its mayor in "who won one of the most corrupt elections in Liverpool's history." Captain William Field Porter was a prominent shipowner and merchant engaged in the China trade.Seldom has a band name been quite so evocative as that of Liverpool's The Teardrop Explodes.

Here, band members and associates recall how that name's "psychedelic brilliance" was first unearthed from the pages of an old Marvel comic : Brush Box.Inproperty developer Grosvenor started the Paradise Project, a £ m development based on Paradise Street.

This produced the most significant changes to Liverpool's city centre since the post-war reconstruction. Renamed 'Liverpool ONE,' the centre opened in May