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Bungalows,(Rawcliff Rd) Tranmere. #424503
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I can't remember if i read it on here or was just told about it. Rawcliff rd, Tranmere, runs between Raffles rd and Willmer rd, church on the end, one side of the road has terraced houses and the other side has pensioners bungalows, Bungalows look about 50s style, apparently houses that where sited there were bombed, would like more info if anyone has any available.


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Re: Bungalows,(Rawcliff Rd) Tranmere. [Re: bert1] #424504
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Yep, Rawcliff Road and Church Road got hit on 21/22 December 1940


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Cheers DD, any info on number of deaths if any, also for many years there was a vacant spot on the corner of Rawcliff/willmer, assuming the house sited there got it as well. New houses there now.


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That's all I've got mate.

Wilmer Road got hit on 12/13 Mar 1941 which was during the worst raid on Birkenhead, 288 killed and 275 seriously injured.

The 12/13 Dec 1940 raid there were 16 killed and 80 injured.


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Re: Bungalows,(Rawcliff Rd) Tranmere. [Re: diggingdeeper] #424538
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Re: Bungalows,(Rawcliff Rd) Tranmere. [Re: _Ste_] #424547
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Picture of bungalows and map from c1954 showing the empty land ...

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Re: Bungalows,(Rawcliff Rd) Tranmere. [Re: diggingdeeper] #424548
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And a map from 1936 before the bombs hit the area...

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Thank you DD thumbsup


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Originally Posted by bert1
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Interesting I noticed St Werburghs school built on the tennis courts.


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Re: Bungalows,(Rawcliff Rd) Tranmere. [Re: diggingdeeper] #426105
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Hey DD that must have been about the same time as Beech and MIlton Rd's got hit. I always remember the prefabs and all the empty bombies around that area. From memory the bombs missed Larch Rd and then hit Wilmer.

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Originally Posted by mindplayer
Hey DD that must have been about the same time as Beech and MIlton Rd's got hit. I always remember the prefabs and all the empty bombies around that area. From memory the bombs missed Larch Rd and then hit Wilmer.
YEs, Milton Road got hit on the 12/13 March 1941 as well, I don't have any details for Beech Road.


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Re: Bungalows,(Rawcliff Rd) Tranmere. [Re: diggingdeeper] #426982
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Interesting name, Rawcliff is the name of two villages, either one nr Goole (E Yorks) or one near York.

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Rawcliffe is a popular surname, in the 1841 census, whilst there were many spread around England, the greatest density by far was in Lancashire.


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

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