Did you know that the Museum of Liverpool includes some objects connected with the Hispanic Liverpool community in its displays? Read this blog by Kay Jones, Curator of Urban Community History at the Museum of Liverpool, to see some examples and find out more!
If you've been to the Museum of Liverpool's Global City gallery, you might have seen Valencia Rd in the 'Where in the World?' exhibit. Here's a little bit more information about Valencia House, home of the fruit broker William Alexander McGeorge, which gave its name to today's street.
James C Houghton was part of Liverpool's close-knit circle of fruit merchants with close connections in Portugal and Madeira. He built this impressive villa, named for the elegant Portuguese country estates where he did much of his business, during the 1860s, but lived in it for less than ten years.
We're delighted to announce the launch of our new digital community collection. Attendance is free and there is no need to register in advance. The afternoon includes a demonstration of the community collection (1.30pm), and the premiere of Jon Turton's short film about Hispanic Liverpool (2.30pm). Plus - try out the brand new Hispanic Liverpool Database. Are your ancestors included yet?