that name, Ilchester square, rings a bell, not sure if there is an Ilchester road as well but my brain seems to recall I had a Gran called Anson on this Ilchester road but i was about 4 when she died about 25 years ago, but the Anson clan was a tad large apparently. One of her daughters (my great Aunt) Dot Godfrey Still lives on Hoylake Road, hence my links to this part of the world and the History
(I found all you folks by googlin Biddy Hill) she used to be able to tell me all about this area, Never spoke for a while now tho. I very vaugley remember little shunter trains shoving stuff along the railway down the north end. this would have been early to mid 80's and going over level crossings at at duke street and stuff. then the north end that i knew was the North End that has been pulled down over the last few years,was the houses that were built to replace the ones by the blood tub. Someone also mentions a tapestry in the museum, Is that the Museum with the picture of 'the earliest known view of leverpool' with a picture of an old wooden fort and a stone church.
PS is the bloodtub still an open Pub
and what is this area like now?