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Watch and listen to the digital stories recorded this summer!

In summer 2015, our first brave volunteers joined us to record digital stories about their own Hispanic Liverpool connections. Listen to them all here!

Thu 19 Nov 2015, 12:01 | Tags: Basque Galician New pages Events Philippines Spanish Stories


New page! Valencia House and Valencia Rd, Wavertree

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.

Thu 23 Jul 2015, 13:55 | Tags: New pages Villas

New page! The Quinta (21 Greenheys Rd): villa home of fruit merchant James C Houghton and family

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.

Thu 23 Jul 2015, 11:10 | Tags: New pages Portugal Villas

New page! Charlotte Place, first home of many migrants during the 1870s

During the 1870s, six of the eight remaining properties on 'tumbledown' Charlotte Place were occupied by Spanish families and their boarders. Read more here!

Tue 24 Mar 2015, 12:26 | Tags: Boarding houses New pages

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