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#759957 - 21st Jan 2013 10:04pm Derby House Rock ferry
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im trying to research a "Derby House" in Rock Ferry.
Does anyone have any further info on it?
I know exactly where it was and that it was at one time the seat of the Minshull family who at that time owned most of Rock Ferry and that a Lord Mayor of Liverpool (William Oakshott) also lived there, would love to hear anything anyone else might know smile and see any pictures, im baffled by the importantance of the house that theres very little info on it even though it was only demolished around the 1930`s. Apparently it was in the Elizabethan style.

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#759980 - 21st Jan 2013 10:47pm Re: Derby House Rock ferry [Re: rosa466]
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I know that some of the family are buried in St Peters behind the depot.

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#759997 - 21st Jan 2013 11:12pm Re: Derby House Rock ferry [Re: rosa466]
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I presume you have looked at

http://www.oldwirral.com/rockferry.html

Good luck with your search.

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#760016 - 22nd Jan 2013 1:08am Re: Derby House Rock ferry [Re: yewgarth]
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Really? smile which family do you mean? Minshulls? I shall go see wink

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#761389 - 26th Jan 2013 12:29am Re: Derby House Rock ferry [Re: rosa466]
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I am at the moment involved in a History project about the woodward rd estate and its former name was the derby park estate and like you we r findig info about its origin hard to come by. we think most of the land was owned by lord derby , we r off to land regisrty soon so if we get any info about derby house i will share it .good luck in ur search

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#761732 - 27th Jan 2013 2:36pm Re: Derby House Rock ferry [Re: nettie]
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oh that would be great Thanks Nettie

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#761768 - 27th Jan 2013 3:55pm Re: Derby House Rock ferry [Re: rosa466]
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some owners of Derby house
Thought this might be of interest Nettie.

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#761915 - 27th Jan 2013 10:29pm Re: Derby House Rock ferry [Re: rosa466]
nettie Offline
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Thanks, that was interesting.

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