/Tag: Earlestown

George & Robert Stephenson

2018-04-19T19:33:09+00:00By |Local History|

THE LIFE OF George Stephenson and his son Robert Stephenson Comprising also a history of the invention and introduction of the railway locomotive. By Samual Smiles With Portraits and Numerous Illustrations.   [iii] PREFACE. The present is a revised edition of [...]

Everton V Earlestown

2013-12-22T17:13:19+00:00By |Earlestown, Local History|

Here are a few more facts about Earlestown FC 1899-00 Joined Lancashire League 1903 Lancashire League closed down 1903-04 Joined Lancashire Combination as founder members of new Division 2 Lancashire Combination Division Two runner-up Promoted to Division One 1906 Relegated [...]

The Viaduct Foundry

2018-04-19T16:43:13+00:00By |Earlestown, Local History|

As the Vulcan and Viaduct Foundries swung into production skilled workers were attracted from other parts of Lancashire as well as further afield. To house their workers Stephenson and Tayleur built a model village beside their factory, Vulcan Village. Originally [...]