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#509339 - 27th Apr 2011 7:34pm Castle yard ?.
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Can anyone tell me where castle yard was in Birkenhead ?.

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#509511 - 27th Apr 2011 11:39pm Re: Castle yard ?. [Re: Historybook]
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No-one else seems to be answering so i,ll have a go ! Could be at the rear of
the Castle Hotel ( later Royal Castle Hotel ) Green Lane , Lower Tranmere .
This was a big, important building with some dwellings, workshops and
stables behind, Coroners inquests and Court Hearings were held here.
Where you looking for an address or dwellings of ancestors or for a place of
business ?

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#509552 - 28th Apr 2011 7:33am Re: Castle yard ?. [Re: littlestan]
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Originally Posted By: littlestan
No-one else seems to be answering so i,ll have a go ! Could be at the rear of
the Castle Hotel ( later Royal Castle Hotel ) Green Lane , Lower Tranmere .
This was a big, important building with some dwellings, workshops and
stables behind, Coroners inquests and Court Hearings were held here.
Where you looking for an address or dwellings of ancestors or for a place of
business ?


Thanks for you reply, it was the address for a hay and straw merchant i saw on an old billhead someone showed me, they where also in Liverpool.
looks like the your infomation is spot on.
I will try and lend the item so i can scan it and put in on Here !.

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#512701 - 3rd May 2011 4:21pm Re: Castle yard ?. [Re: Historybook]
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This blow-up from a photo of the old Royal Castle Hotel in the late 1890s shows part of the premises in Castle Yard behind the Pub - the name is incomplete in the pic, but according to Directories the premises belonged to Robert Knowles, hay, straw & provender dealer.


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