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#293777 - 21st Feb 2009 7:58pm Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road
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#293783 - 21st Feb 2009 8:03pm Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: BMW Joe]
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nice pix joe mate! thumbsup
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#293811 - 21st Feb 2009 8:50pm Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: TRANCENTRAL]
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#293852 - 21st Feb 2009 11:23pm Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: Pete_Robbo]
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#293908 - 22nd Feb 2009 9:35am Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: SoundLad]
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Great pictures it look so much better many years ago didnt it
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#298662 - 8th Mar 2009 10:18pm Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: uggla]
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If any body is interested this site(which is the site for the Sutton Family Genealogy) has aswell as great photos some fantastic information on census info, who lived where etc. http://www.andysutton.co.uk/sitemap.html (you will need to expand all on the Site Map page)
The photos of Birkenhead are excellent. Hope this is the right place?


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#300499 - 14th Mar 2009 9:18pm Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: mindplayer]
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for your info a disgruntled lover was setting up a incendiary in the estate agents on the corner to injure his ex. The explosion killed him the night before..

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#627311 - 23rd Nov 2011 6:31pm Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: BMW Joe]
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whetstone lane fire station,charing cross, looking up whetstone lane,


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#627369 - 23rd Nov 2011 8:13pm Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: kimpri]
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my dad served at the old fire station.his name was william bertram hill,wonder iff anyone remembers him .

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#627461 - 23rd Nov 2011 10:30pm Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: BMW Joe]
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Excellent photos, thanks for posting!

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#635385 - 10th Dec 2011 6:48pm Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: BMW Joe]
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Great photos particularly 1 and 2 showing junction of whetstone lane and borough road and pic 2 shows a couple of the shops that where in the block my nan lived. thanks for the trip down memory lane!

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#641630 - 22nd Dec 2011 7:49am Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: chris58]
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Same picture as photo 1 at the start of the thread - but this time in glorious technicolour!


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#657725 - 24th Jan 2012 1:55am Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: billy_anorak59]
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Thanks for the posting the photographs ....do you have more .

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#657881 - 24th Jan 2012 5:41pm Re: Old Firestation, Whetstone Lane / Borough Road [Re: Icarus]
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Here's one of mine from about 1967 - around the same time as the one above with the Co-op van in it..


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Description: The Old Fire Station, Borough Road, Birkenhead. About 1967.



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