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Clwyd Street, Birkenhead #742693
12th Nov 2012 11:46pm
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Does anyone have any photo's of Clwyd Street, Birkenhead. My Grandmother used to live in a small terraced house there and moved shortly before the houses were demolished. Thanks

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Re: Clwyd Street, Birkenhead [Re: Longnails] #743784
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The only photo I can find of Clwyd Street, taken not long before the houses were pulled down, together with some of the neighbouring streets that went at the same time.

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Some more of the doomed properties in the same area.

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Re: Clwyd Street, Birkenhead [Re: Longnails] #743796
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I'm fairly sure Les McAteer British and Commonwealth Middleweight champion 14 July 1969 12 May 1970 lived in Rhyl Street when he was younger

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Any images of nearby Leta Street?

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If the camera had just turned round the other way in the photo of Eldon st you would see Cathcart st annex

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Originally Posted by Erainn
Any images of nearby Leta Street?
Only seem to have the even numbers for some reason...

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Yes, Les McAteer did live in Rhyl St.Where the camera man is standing is more or less were his house was.

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Marty thanks so much for those amazing images, opened up a flood of memories. smile

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Thanks so much Marty99fred
How a picture can bring back so much happiness!
I used to visit my Nan most most lunch times in the early 70's. I'd walk from my office in Hamilton Street so my time with her was limited. Her gas/elec meter was situated behind her front door and too high up on the wall for her to reach. She was so small bless her.I used to put a shilling in the meter for her.
My boyfriend at the time, now Husband, used to call at lunch time too and when I ask her could he come in she wanted to know his religion, she was a devout Catholic. I laugh about that now!
I'll send these photo's to Dad; he'll be really pleased.
Regards

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Fantastic images, thanks for posting them.I could look at photos like these all day.
Lyn.

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great pictures do you have any of Payson street I believe it was by cathcart street as I was born in this street
thanks

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My dad lived at 110 park st till he married my mum my auntie lived there till the houses were pulled down she was moved to Prenton my dad knew the McAteers was friends with Pat went on bike rides to Wales with the lads who lived round there

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excellent images and great to see them, does anyone have any pics f Jackson st at all,
regards
Tony

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Was showing my dad these photos he said that the space between the houses in Rhyl st was where a bomb fell and the fronts of the houses fell off

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