Hilbre: Hildeburgheye (1388)
Hildeberg’s island. From Old English personal name Hildeburg (female),
it may have been that the monastery on the island was dedicated to St
Hildeburgh. eg: Hilburghee 1521; Hilbree 1538; Elborough 1891
West Kirby: Cherchebia (1081).
Village with a Church. From Old Norse Kirkju-byr. Prefix West- used to
distinguish it from Kirkby in Wallia, now called Wallasey. Kyrkeby
1137; Westkyrby 1287.
Ashton Park West Kirby
undated - St Bridgets
That wheel needs fixing!
invite a happy memory
These two bus stop images are by Val Fielder
An 'octopus' garden' (private joke)
there is no truth to the story I carved this (private joke)
St Bridget’s Church (c.900 AD) is situated
within a circular churchyard
Image taken 1880s, Note large cross, still there today
I think some images look great in black and white especially with 21c
items photoshopped out!
hidden in the Ashton Park undergrowth this old cast iron water fountain
I did some research (used google) and came up with this following
image - their foundry in Worcester