Pictures / Georgian and Earlier

From the earliest records of 1207 and the original seven streets, witness the birth of the railways and abolition of slavery. Experience a time when a castle stood at the end of Castle Street and the Mersey lapped the bottom of Water Street, along the Strand of the Mersey. The halls and mansions of wealthy merchants and stunning Georgian architecture tucked jowl by jowl with houses, bars and taverns crowded with workers, travellers and emigrants.