WikiWirral 16yrs online 24/7 365 days a year.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,027,406
Topics75,530
Members13,471
Forums65
Posts in last 24hrs19
Most Online14,906
Nov 23rd, 2019
Who's Online Now
45 registered members (11kendo, 8 invisible), 1,708 guests, and252 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Hi everyone.
by Harp1st. 6th Aug 2020 12:16pm
The cat got the cream
by snowhite. 23rd Jul 2020 2:25pm
Eddie Flanagan comedian
by mikeeb. 22nd Jul 2020 2:23pm
McDonald's Haven't any Empathy
by BultacoAstro. 13th Jul 2020 1:20pm
New Wirral History
A Stanworth Shop, Birkenhead North
by diggingdeeper. 6th Aug 2020 11:11am
Toll booths Birkenhead Tunnel
by mikeeb. 4th Aug 2020 2:34pm
The new 4 bridges.
by mikeeb. 7th Jul 2020 4:10pm
Outdoor swimming pools
by mikeeb. 30th Jun 2020 4:26pm
WW2 Bomb Map - Wallasey
by red_devil. 9th Nov 2019 12:21am
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Boaty McBoatface takes shape
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
Topic Replies
A Stanworth Shop, Birkenhead North
by diggingdeeper. 6th Aug 2020 9:51pm
Toll booths Birkenhead Tunnel
by Moonstar. 6th Aug 2020 5:47pm
What Wood?
by Moonstar. 6th Aug 2020 5:39pm
Xbox One Console With RDR 2 And 22" LG TV
by rhoobarb2002. 6th Aug 2020 4:13pm
Roland U-20 Vintage 80s/90s RS-PCM Keyboard/Synth
by rhoobarb2002. 6th Aug 2020 3:41pm
Hi everyone.
by Harp1st. 6th Aug 2020 2:45pm
Coronavirus
by casper. 6th Aug 2020 10:16am
14 Stirrup Arrowe Park Road
by joney. 6th Aug 2020 9:08am
Brook St Birkenhead
by joney. 5th Aug 2020 7:51am
August
M T W T F S S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street #1065743
24th Feb 2019 12:02am
24th Feb 2019 12:02am
Joined: Feb 2019
Posts: 3
Preston
G
GHAND Offline OP
Beginner
GHAND  Offline OP
Beginner
G
Joined: Feb 2019
Posts: 3
Preston
My Mum grew up in 95 Brook Streat Birkenhead and I am desperately trying to find some old pictures of that street, they lived in a 3 story house at number 95, I think it was by where the Bluebell Pub was, any old pics would be amazing.

Google Ads
Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: GHAND] #1065744
24th Feb 2019 5:41am
24th Feb 2019 5:41am
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 8,174
tranmere
B
bert1 Offline

Wiki Veteran
bert1  Offline

Wiki Veteran
B
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 8,174
tranmere
No pictures of the houses,

95 Brook St (blue)

[Linked Image]


God help us,
Come yourself,
Don't send Jesus,
This is no place for children.


Bertieone.
Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: bert1] #1065761
24th Feb 2019 8:16pm
24th Feb 2019 8:16pm
Joined: Feb 2019
Posts: 3
Preston
G
GHAND Offline OP
Beginner
GHAND  Offline OP
Beginner
G
Joined: Feb 2019
Posts: 3
Preston
Thanks so much, I have a picture but it's of the other e.nd of brook street.

Attached Files
DgUpRjpXcAQxRz0.jpg (84 downloads)
Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: GHAND] #1065769
25th Feb 2019 12:59pm
25th Feb 2019 12:59pm
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 5,137
Birkenhead
derekdwc Online content
Forum Veteran
derekdwc  Online Content
Forum Veteran
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 5,137
Birkenhead
There has been a Brook St topic here earlier.
May be of help to you

click

Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: GHAND] #1065775
25th Feb 2019 6:31pm
25th Feb 2019 6:31pm
Joined: Feb 2019
Posts: 3
Preston
G
GHAND Offline OP
Beginner
GHAND  Offline OP
Beginner
G
Joined: Feb 2019
Posts: 3
Preston
I saw this, but it keeps saying I am not allowed to see the images.

Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: GHAND] #1065858
27th Feb 2019 3:37pm
27th Feb 2019 3:37pm
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 1,370
Wirral
Moonstar Online content

Forum Addict
Moonstar  Online Content

Forum Addict
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 1,370
Wirral
I found this, and wonder if the building is one of the decentralised workhouses that were part of St Catherine's. Roll down page to bottom picture, heading 'Scattered Homes' - http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Birkenhead/

As an aside, I hadn't realised that Clatterbridge was originally a workhouse too.

Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: GHAND] #1065861
27th Feb 2019 6:21pm
27th Feb 2019 6:21pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 13,524
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 13,524
Birkenhead
I doubt the houses in Brook Street were big enough to be children's homes.


The further you are down the pay scale, the more 'essential' you are when the s--- hits the fan... Sue Farbysmith 2020

Insults are engendered from vulgar minds, like toadstools from a dunghill - Charles Caleb Colton

We don't do charity in Germany, We pay taxes. Charity is a failure of governments' responsibilities - Henning Wehn
Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: GHAND] #1065863
27th Feb 2019 7:37pm
27th Feb 2019 7:37pm
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 5,137
Birkenhead
derekdwc Online content
Forum Veteran
derekdwc  Online Content
Forum Veteran
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 5,137
Birkenhead
Just wondering if Cleveland, Brook and Price streets were all built about the same time as that side of Hamilton Square and possibly at the start of them had the larger houses built then.
Been trying to find the pics posted of Price Street on wiki which I think showed this.

Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: derekdwc] #1065875
28th Feb 2019 4:42am
28th Feb 2019 4:42am
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 8,174
tranmere
B
bert1 Offline

Wiki Veteran
bert1  Offline

Wiki Veteran
B
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 8,174
tranmere
Originally Posted by derekdwc
Just wondering if Cleveland, Brook and Price streets were all built about the same time as that side of Hamilton Square and possibly at the start of them had the larger houses built then.
Been trying to find the pics posted of Price Street on wiki which I think showed this.



https://wirralmemories.co.uk/wm_index.php?wm_page=wm-road-price-street-birkenhead.php


God help us,
Come yourself,
Don't send Jesus,
This is no place for children.


Bertieone.
Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: GHAND] #1065893
28th Feb 2019 12:40pm
28th Feb 2019 12:40pm
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 5,137
Birkenhead
derekdwc Online content
Forum Veteran
derekdwc  Online Content
Forum Veteran
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 5,137
Birkenhead
Thanks bert1
Just realised from the pics on the link you posted how close 95 Brook St was to Holy Trinity church where Price Street 3 Storey houses got as far as. Possibly same type of houses in Brook St

Attached Files
Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: GHAND] #1065907
28th Feb 2019 7:14pm
28th Feb 2019 7:14pm
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 401
Upton, Wirral
L
locomotive Online content
Smartchild
locomotive  Online Content
Smartchild
L
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 401
Upton, Wirral
I always thought it was sacrilege to knock those houses in Price St down, they would have looked well if they had been done up, The council always managed to do what the Luftwaffe failed to do, they haven't changed either.

Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: GHAND] #1067332
6th May 2019 10:39am
6th May 2019 10:39am
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 5
wirral
N
noodles77 Offline
Beginner
noodles77  Offline
Beginner
N
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 5
wirral
There is a book called "The Other Fella" and it's all about living in Brook Street it's a fantastic read it's about a group of kids called the Brook Street gang.

Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: GHAND] #1068033
13th May 2019 8:20pm
13th May 2019 8:20pm
Joined: Mar 2019
Posts: 3
California, USA
G
giraffelover Offline
Beginner
giraffelover  Offline
Beginner
G
Joined: Mar 2019
Posts: 3
California, USA
Have no pics but I grew up at 182 Brook Street...then we were all relocated late 1950s ...sorry have no pics but our name was Davies and wonder if we knew your family...Lewis, Bell, Apter, Trainer, Smith were some of the folks in 3 storey houses. WAtsonStreet was at one end and behind us was Cleveland Street and Morpeth Bldgs. Sorry don't know names of any pubs, too young! There seemed to be one on every corner though!

Re: Pictures of the 3 story houses in Brook Street [Re: giraffelover] #1074542
9th Feb 2020 11:57am
9th Feb 2020 11:57am
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 5
wirral
N
noodles77 Offline
Beginner
noodles77  Offline
Beginner
N
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 5
wirral
.
Originally Posted by giraffelover
Have no pics but I grew up at 182 Brook Street...then we were all relocated late 1950s ...sorry have no pics but our name was Davies and wonder if we knew your family...Lewis, Bell, Apter, Trainer, Smith were some of the folks in 3 storey houses. WAtsonStreet was at one end and behind us was Cleveland Street and Morpeth Bldgs. Sorry don't know names of any pubs, too young! There seemed to be one on every corner though!

My nan was a Davies she lived right behind the black fellas on Watson street the black fellas being on Cleveland Street corner of Watson street her name was Gwendolyn Davies until she married my grandad Michael(mick)Barron who was Irish before Watson street they lived in Somerville street.

Last edited by noodles77; 9th Feb 2020 11:59am. Reason: Error

Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Hi everyone.
by Harp1st. 6th Aug 2020 12:16pm
A Stanworth Shop, Birkenhead North
by diggingdeeper. 6th Aug 2020 11:11am
Toll booths Birkenhead Tunnel
by mikeeb. 4th Aug 2020 2:34pm
What Wood?
by rocks. 1st Aug 2020 7:12pm
New Merseyrail trains covered in graffiti
by mikeeb. 28th Jul 2020 6:38pm
For Sale & Free
Xbox One Console With RDR 2 And 22" LG TV
by rhoobarb2002. 6th Aug 2020 4:13pm
Roland U-20 Vintage 80s/90s RS-PCM Keyboard/Synth
by rhoobarb2002. 6th Aug 2020 3:41pm
Three light unit
by gerry1. 3rd Aug 2020 10:36am
Carlton Players Birkenhead Theatre Programmes
by NickWirral. 19th Jul 2020 8:54pm
Ipad Mini 5th Gen
by Catsick. 11th Jul 2020 1:58pm
Member Spotlight
derekdwc
derekdwc
Birkenhead
Posts: 5,137
Joined: October 2008
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
Bobblenose, Johan_Enrik, Oscar27, Barry02020, mpitch
13471 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
What Wood?
by rocks. 1st Aug 2020 7:12pm
Covid testing with certification on Wirral
by CarterUSM. 23rd Jul 2020 10:46am
Neowise comet
by mikeeb. 20th Jul 2020 9:04pm
Polish trades?
by Robivan. 17th Jul 2020 6:29pm
Wirral rocks
by GaryFromWirral. 9th Jul 2020 6:35pm
News : New Topics
New Merseyrail trains covered in graffiti
by mikeeb. 28th Jul 2020 6:38pm
Found bicycle seat cover
by BultacoAstro. 25th Jul 2020 10:43am
Regeneration of New Ferry
by Excoriator. 24th Jul 2020 3:53pm
Painted frontages of new Ferry Shops.
by Excoriator. 23rd Jul 2020 11:29pm
Eastham Train Station
by BultacoAstro. 11th Jul 2020 8:26am
New Enthusiast Forums
Advice Needed Hellcat Carrera rear Wheel
by BultacoAstro. 28th Jul 2020 11:04am
River Mersey , then and now
by cools. 23rd Jul 2020 7:19pm
What is sitting on roof
by BultacoAstro. 9th Jul 2020 11:03am
Cruel ear cropping breeders moved to Bromborough
by venice. 21st Mar 2019 4:10pm
Salt and Blood Pressure
by diggingdeeper. 22nd Sep 2018 7:42pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Fri 5:39am
Sunset Fri 8:56pm
Local Time Fri 2:35am
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1