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#605145 - 21st Oct 2011 6:15am Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey
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I used to live in the Round House in Magazine Lane, one of the oldest buildings on the Wirral. I have a scrapbook of photos and newspaper cuttings which I don't want any more. Would a local historian be interested in it? If not, I'll bin it.

PM me. Mike

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#605150 - 21st Oct 2011 8:00am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: MikeT]
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would certainly likle to have a browse of it all
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#605154 - 21st Oct 2011 8:22am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: jabber_Ish]
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You could hand it in to the the Record Office at:
Wallasey Central Library, Earlston Road, Wallasey, CH45 5DY - Tel: 0151 639 2334

or to:
Wirral Archives, Lower Ground Floor, Cheshire Lines Building, Canning Street, Birkenhead, CH41 1ND - Tel: 0151 606 2929

I'm sure both would be very interested in it.

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#605159 - 21st Oct 2011 8:54am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: MikeT]
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I'd be interested , or why not pass it on to wiki's local historian PaulWirral ?

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#605168 - 21st Oct 2011 9:17am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: MikeT]
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Or let Jabber have a browse and then HE can pass it on? Just a thought.
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#605183 - 21st Oct 2011 9:44am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: AlexB]
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Any way of scanning it and putting it on here?

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#605218 - 21st Oct 2011 11:35am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: Stegga]
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I know the frank who lives there now i think he'd be interested in a copy of it.

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#605224 - 21st Oct 2011 11:46am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: MikeT]
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Please pass it on to.

Wirral Archives, Lower Ground Floor, Cheshire Lines Building, Canning Street.

then we can all have a look, anything else you have about the Wirral it's the place for it to go.

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#605246 - 21st Oct 2011 12:32pm Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: zigzagwanderer]
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Originally Posted By: zigzagwanderer
I'd be interested , or why not pass it on to wiki's local historian PaulWirral ?


Thank you for the name drop. cool

Is there a possibilty that you could scan the information and e-mail them to the interested parties? The originals could be presented to Wallasey Reference Library as suggested.

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#605533 - 21st Oct 2011 7:16pm Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: ]
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id be happy just with a read of the info

agree the documents should be in the reference library
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#605949 - 22nd Oct 2011 8:52am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: jabber_Ish]
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Well, certainly a lot more interest than I expected. I'll scan the stuff and put it up here, though some of it is fairly faded newspaper cuttings and may need touching up with Photoshop or similar.

One person who would like to live in the house at some point in the future has PM'd me to ask if he can have the book, but I agree with the suggestions here - it's part of Wirral's History - and once scanned will donate it to the archive. I work just around the corner from the Cheshire Lines building so it's no problem to drop it off.

Thanks all, watch this space for the scans (give me a few days)

cheers
Mike

ps. Jabber, you're welcome to have a browse. PM me and we'll work something out.


Edited by MikeT (22nd Oct 2011 8:53am)

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#605980 - 22nd Oct 2011 11:30am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: MikeT]
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That's a great idea Mike. That way we all get to see it. Thanks

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#605982 - 22nd Oct 2011 11:33am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: Tatey]
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That's a great idea Mike. That way we all get to see it. Thanks
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#608889 - 26th Oct 2011 12:39am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: MikeT]
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Originally Posted By: MikeT
Well, certainly a lot more interest than I expected. I'll scan the stuff and put it up here, though some of it is fairly faded newspaper cuttings and may need touching up with Photoshop or similar.

One person who would like to live in the house at some point in the future has PM'd me to ask if he can have the book, but I agree with the suggestions here - it's part of Wirral's History - and once scanned will donate it to the archive. I work just around the corner from the Cheshire Lines building so it's no problem to drop it off.

Thanks all, watch this space for the scans (give me a few days)

cheers
Mike

ps. Jabber, you're welcome to have a browse. PM me and we'll work something out.


Any luck with uploading them here bud, wouldn't mined a read myself wink

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#608906 - 26th Oct 2011 8:30am Re: Round House, Magazine Lane, Wallasey [Re: MikeT]
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I went to MikeT's house & had a look through his scrap book & collection of photographs. All very interesting & well collected.

What was of interest is that the actual round house,(that was a separate building at one time) was actually built 50 years before The Magazines (not the Pub!) so was not originally the watch-keepers house, but maybe a fisherman's cottage, albeit of unusual design!

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