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Bradshaw’s Guide


This is a much-frequented watering-place, near Crosby Point, at the mouth of the Mersey. It contains 3,794 inhabitants, an excellent free grammar and girls’ school. In the vicinity is Crosby Hall, the seat of William Blundell Esq., whose family have held the manor for upwards of seven centuries.

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Places nearby

  • Cheshire : Chester

    Chester is a genuine Roman city, built four-square, within walls, which remain to this day.

  • Denbighshire : Denbigh

    The situation of this town from a distance is very imposing, lying as it does on the side of a rocky eminence, the top of which is crowned with the ruins of a castle founded in the reign of Edward I.