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Mersey Collection

Background imageMersey Collection: Training Ship HMS Conway

Training Ship HMS Conway
A view of the training ship HMS Conway which was established in 1859 and for many years was moored on the River Mersey near Liverpool. Some of the ships company can be seen amongst the rigging

Background imageMersey Collection: Tunnel connecting Liverpool with Birkenhead 1926

Tunnel connecting Liverpool with Birkenhead 1926
Diagram showing where the tunnel connecting Liverpool to Birkenhead would be, under the River Mersey. Spanning 44ft wide with two desks for vehicles only

Background imageMersey Collection: Liverpool & Mersey Tug

Liverpool & Mersey Tug
The Mersey tug The Minegarth, approaching the Pier Head at Liverpool, Merseyside, England, with the Royal Liver Building beyond. Date: 1950s

Background imageMersey Collection: New Brighton, The Wirral

New Brighton, The Wirral
The Sands, New Brighton, The Wirral - overlooking Liverpool across the Mersey. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMersey Collection: Anderton Boat Lift

Anderton Boat Lift
The Anderton Boat Lift, near Northwich, Cheshire, England, which transfers the canal narrow boats from the River Weaver to the Trent and Mersey Canal and vice-versa. Date: June 1963

Background imageMersey Collection: Training Ship HMS Conway - Working with the Sextant

Training Ship HMS Conway - Working with the Sextant
The naval training ship HMS Conway was established in 1859 and for many years was moored on the River Mersey near Liverpool. Here, some of the ships boys are seen using a sextant. Date: 1898

Background imageMersey Collection: Liverpool birds eye view, 1886

Liverpool birds eye view, 1886
A magnificent birds eye view of Liverpool from the Mersey in 1886, showing the then-new public buildings, at the time of Queen Victorias visit to the Liverpool Exhibition

Background imageMersey Collection: Bridgewater Canal Map

Bridgewater Canal Map
Map showing the route of the proposed canal from Worsley to Manchester and thence to the Mersey, to be built by engineer James Brindley for the duke of Bridgewater

Background imageMersey Collection: British Narrowboat

British Narrowboat
Narrow boats lashed together, on the Trent and Mersey Canal, near Northwich, Cheshire, England

Background imageMersey Collection: WILLOWGARTH TUG BOAT

WILLOWGARTH TUG BOAT
Willowgarth, one of the REA diesel tugs, on the River Mersey at Liverpool, England. Date: built 1959

Background imageMersey Collection: Runcorn Bridge 1905

Runcorn Bridge 1905
This bridge connected Runcorn and Widnes across the river Mersey. It opened 29 May 1905, replacing the previous ferry. Known locally as " The Car" after its suspension bridge

Background imageMersey Collection: Boys Band, Training Ship Indefatigable

Boys Band, Training Ship Indefatigable
The Boys Band of the Training Ship Indefatigable pose for their photograph in a field, near a tent -- probably at a local fete where they were performing

Background imageMersey Collection: The Runcorn Railway Bridge over the Mersey

The Runcorn Railway Bridge over the Mersey
The Runcorn Railway Bridge over the River Mersey

Background imageMersey Collection: Opening of the Mersey Tunnel - Liverpool

Opening of the Mersey Tunnel - Liverpool Date: 1934

Background imageMersey Collection: Liverpool, Merseyside - The Three Graces on the Waterfront

Liverpool, Merseyside - The Three Graces on the Waterfront
Liverpool, Merseyside - View of the Three Graces on the Waterfront (Pier Head) from The Mersey River. Date: circa 1936

Background imageMersey Collection: HMS Daffodil IV

HMS Daffodil IV on her return to the Mersey from Zeebrugge. The Zeebrugge Raid, which took place on 23 April 1918, was an attempt by the British Royal Navy to neutralize the key Belgian port of

Background imageMersey Collection: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool - Victorian period

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool - Victorian period

Background imageMersey Collection: The Landing Stage, Liverpool - early 1900s

The Landing Stage, Liverpool - early 1900s

Background imageMersey Collection: Cover design, Progress, April 1927

Cover design, Progress, April 1927 - Lever Brothers magazine, mythological figure in Liverpool Date: 1927

Background imageMersey Collection: Liverpool - On the Mersey. Liverpool

Liverpool - On the Mersey. Liverpool - River with Sailing Boats. Part of Box 62 Boswell Collection - Liverpool. Date: circa 1900

Background imageMersey Collection: Electric Car Crossing ship canal from Runcorn to Widnes

Electric Car Crossing ship canal from Runcorn to Widnes
The Runcorn-Widnes Transporter Bridge crossed the river Mersey and Manchester Ship Canal linking the towns of Runcorn and Widnes. Opened on 29th May 1905. Date: circa 1905

Background imageMersey Collection: Training Ship HMS Conway - Boys on the Upper Deck

Training Ship HMS Conway - Boys on the Upper Deck
The naval training ship HMS Conway was established in 1859 and for many years was moored on the River Mersey near Liverpool. Here, the ships boys and officers are seen on the upper deck. Date: 1898

Background imageMersey Collection: TS Conway, 1935

TS Conway, 1935
Aerial photograph showing the three-masted training ship Conway, moored in the River Mersey, 1935. This photograph shows the crew of boys lining the starboard bulwarks to cheer a cadet leaving

Background imageMersey Collection: Manchester Ship Canal 1

Manchester Ship Canal 1
Map showing the western end of the Canal, where it joins the river Mersey flowing into the sea at Liverpool

Background imageMersey Collection: Fradley Junction Trent and Mersey Canal Narowboat

Fradley Junction Trent and Mersey Canal Narowboat
Fradley, Junction, Trent, and, Mersey, Canal, Narowboat, Inland, Waterways, Watercolour, painting, Alan, Firth, 12021639

Background imageMersey Collection: Titanic - Lord Mersey, head of inquiry into the disaster

Titanic - Lord Mersey, head of inquiry into the disaster
Front cover of the Illustrated London News featuring a portrait of Mr Justice Bigham, Lord Mersey who was appointed as chairman of the Court of Inquiry into the Titanic disaster. Date: 1912

Background imageMersey Collection: Training Ship Indefatigable, New Ferry, Cheshire

Training Ship Indefatigable, New Ferry, Cheshire
The Training Ship Indefatigable, moored on the River Mersey, off New Ferry, Cheshire, was established in 1865 to receive the sons and orphans of sailors, and other poor and destitute boys

Background imageMersey Collection: Liverpool Ferry boat crossing the River Mersey to Birkenhead

Liverpool Ferry boat crossing the River Mersey to Birkenhead
Ferry boat crossing the River Mersey to Birkenhead, with Liverpool Docks and Harbour in the back ground with the distinctive shape of the Liver Building - Merseyside, England Date: 1924

Background imageMersey Collection: HMS Frigate Mersey Queenstown harbour, Ireland

HMS Frigate Mersey Queenstown harbour, Ireland Date: late 19th century

Background imageMersey Collection: Cobh (formerly Queenstown) Harbour, Ireland

Cobh (formerly Queenstown) Harbour, Ireland with H M Frigate Mersey, Victorian period Date: late 19th century

Background imageMersey Collection: Royal Navy Training Ships on the River Mersey

Royal Navy Training Ships on the River Mersey, Liverpool in the 1870s

Background imageMersey Collection: Shakespeare's House, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Shakespeare's House, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Bridge School, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Bridge School, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Primrose Hill, old and new, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Primrose Hill, old and new, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Cutting soap into bars, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Cutting soap into bars, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Junior's allotments, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Junior's allotments, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Pan room, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Pan room, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Soap stacked to dry, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Soap stacked to dry, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Timber warehouse, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Timber warehouse, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Forewomen's room, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Forewomen's room, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Kitchen for the dining room, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Kitchen for the dining room, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Ladies rest room, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Ladies rest room, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Automatic packing machines for Lux soap, Port

Automatic packing machines for Lux soap, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Multi-colour rotary printing machines, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Multi-colour rotary printing machines, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Railway despatching yard, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Railway despatching yard, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Steam engine, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Steam engine, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Pumping Station, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Pumping Station, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Background imageMersey Collection: Barges laden with soap, Port Sunlight, Wirral

Barges laden with soap, Port Sunlight, Wirral



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