An update connected with my recent posting about one of Maghull’s most historic buildings, The Forge in Liverpool Road North.
I have been sent a copy of press cutting from October 1981 which records the passing of Ted Barnes Maghull’s last blacksmith who jointly owned and worked in The Forge with his brother. The cutting is from the long defunct Maghull & Aintree Advertiser Newspaper, I think. Also, I have now obtained what I think will be a previously unseen image of the shops next to The Forge, probably from soon after they were built.
Click on the cutting or photo to enlarge them
Finally by way of an update, the Clerk of Maghull Town Council has said she is looking into the lost/missing historic plaque (see photo below) that was erected on the Liverpool Road North front wall of the property.
My thanks to Hazel Metcalfe (nee Barnes) for sharing these pieces of local history.