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PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 7:05 pm    Post subject: Timeline  Reply with quote

A suggestion by Jody Lloyd - so maybe she can go first
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 8:42 pm    Post subject: 1873 Reply with quote

1873

A horse-drawn tramway "service began between Birkdale Station and Churchtown, via Weld Road, York Road, Aughton Street, Lord Street, Manchester Road, Roe Lane, Mill Lane and Botanic Road".

Source - A History of Southport by F A Bailey (page 212)
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 8:51 pm    Post subject: 21 November 1898 Reply with quote

21 November 1898

Southport was one of the snowiest places in Britain, recording a fall of over 8 inches.

Source - The Lancashire Weather Book by Len Markham (page 44)
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Location: Southport, Lancashire but lost as usual

PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a good idea.

1881

Southport Football Cub formed.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1798
First written appearance of South Port as the town's name.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

1869
26th January 1869 was the day that 7 fishermen from marshside drowned whilst out shrimping.  Known as the Marshside Calamity.
Today is the 142nd anniversary of that disaster.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nov 1821

Christ Church on Lord Street was consecrated and Rev W Docker, former curate at St Cuthbert's, took his place as the church's first incumbent.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aug 1824

Wesley Chapel on Eastbank Lane (later Street) was officially opened by Rev Robert Newton, president of the Conference
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nov 1837

Bishop of Chester arrived to conduct the consecration service of Holy Trinity Church in Houghton Street. He stayed overnight at Meols Hall before going on to conduct the consecration service at St John's Church, Crossens which was initially designed as a chapel-of-ease to St Cuthbert's


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