New booklet on Oxton’s Suffragettes

New booklet on Oxton’s Suffragettes The History Group’s Jo Hipps has compiled an illustrated history of the story of Oxton women’s struggle for the vote, 1872- 1928. This 38 page booklet is available from Oxton Books at the Williamson Art Gallery,...

Sad News – Gerard O’Sullivan

We are sorry to announce the passing of one of our most-valued members and a pillar of the Oxton Community. Gerard O’Sullivan dies last week after a long battle with illness. Gerard was known to us as a wonderful baker who, with his wife Jenny, ran the pop-up...

Wilfred Owen Commemoration, more events

The Wilfred Owen Commemoration  First World War Concert, Sat, 15 Sept. As part of the Wilfred Owen Commemorations, a concert will take place at Christ Church featuring music mainly by young composers who, like Owen, were killed in the First World War.  The music is in...

New books on Oxton’s History

The Oxton History Group have produced two new publications which are available from Oxton Bookshop in the Williamson.  The bound book of the first 25 Oxton History Periodicals, which also contains a history of the development of the Oxton area, is on sale in the Oxton...

Oxton’s on-line History Archive

The Online History Archive is gradually being made available and already contains a range of fascinating material on Oxton. The latest addition is the story of William Potter, a 19th century merchant, who was responsible for building many of Oxton’s grand houses...

Wirral Conservation Area trail

Discover Wirral’s Conservation Areas and Heritage Sites Conservation Areas Wirral (CAW) has worked with Wirral Council’s Rights of Way Officer, Robin Tutchings, Eileen Willshaw (Heritage Officer) and Jess Malpas (Conservation Officer),to devise a trail which...