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Please use this Topic to Discuss in General Wirral's Pubs Past & Present. happy

Please Keep Information relevant to a Pub in its Respective Topic.
If you cant find a Topic Please Start one.

When Starting a New Topic Please visit the Index Page Click Me

Index >> Ref Number >> Title.

learn Example 12 Arrowe Park Hotel

12 Being the Number in the Index List.

This Thread is to Discuss the Pubs Past and Present Only. Thanks.

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Originally Posted by jimbob
2 of the pubs, numbers 350 and 351, where both on the corners of Waterloo Place and Chester Street. With you back to Chester Street looking into Waterloo place. The Shakespeare was on the left hand corner and the Prince Alfred on the right hand corner.I use to drink in the Shakespear in the early 1960s. Had many a stay behind after closing time in those days. The manager was a mate of one of my mates hence the stay behinds. Thats a good list you have got.

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Originally Posted by jimbob
The Letters in Chester Street was on the corner of St Mary's Gate and Chester Street. The Lord Napier in St Pauls Road, there was a bloke murdered there, some time between 1970 and 2000. does any one remember it

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Originally Posted by jonno40
Ste the pub on Brighton street opposite the town hall is or was The Brighton ,goin that way later so i will try an remember to get a pic for you thumbsup

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Originally Posted by Lukeo25
isn't there a pub on top of well lane as well?? i can picture it but can't put a name to it and does any1 remember Miltons in Birkenhead?

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Okay

Ive had a little Trouble Splitting the Original Topic so ive had to Quote some of your posts, so you can see who said what.

Ive updated the Index Page with the few new ones too.

I will now Link the Index Page with the Running Topics.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Can anybody tell me the name of the pub opposite Seacombe Ferry which was demolished in the 1970's? I think locally it was nicknamed "Breezes". Thanks

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You may want to check the Index List?
As many of there names also have a street name too. Click me

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Okay ive added a good handful more which ive updated in the index page for the pubs.

Feel free to add story's photos experiences about the pubs we have listed, it all adds to our history.

any names and dates would be great, landlords names.
Why it closed / demolished ?

was it a good pub to visit.

Big thanks to derekdwc for starting the ball rolling on this one smile

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help needed
where Argos is in Birkenhead there was a pub
Was it called The Argyle or The New Argyle

When you go over the 4 bridges and turn left towards the flour mills what was the name of the pub on the right .Would this be
in Birkenhead or Wallasey


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Originally Posted by derekdwc
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where Argos is in Birkenhead there was a pub
Was it called The Argyle or The New Argyle


It was called the Argyle, but as it replaced the 'old' Argyle (see here) it was often referred to as the 'new' Argyle.

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mark,thanks for your help,but i could not help but notice that the pub listings are mostly for bikenhead, wallasey is hardly mentioned :)some of the pubs i remember were on the tower grounds new brighton, including the lakeside,the rock point,the algerian and the woodlands.

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The list was provided by derekdwc, i'm merely the middle man.

If anything is a Great Starter, were already adding to it.
As Uptoncx is doing he's making the topic prefixing with the
next number in the list.

If you can remember any of the names parkgater just post them
in this topic with what ever details you can remember
and we can get them added to the list smile

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Originally Posted by derekdwc


When you go over the 4 bridges and turn left towards the flour mills what was the name of the pub on the right .Would this be
in Birkenhead or Wallasey



was it not called "bonkers" at one time

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It was the Blazing Stump,very apt as it burnt down before it became Bonkers.It was right opposite to Spillers.

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