Shortage of space in this issue of the Newsletter prevents us from including more than a 'taster', but reproduced here (right) is part of a document written by 15-year-old George Hunter Finlay Robertson in April 1881, when his father was reconstructing the family home - the house off Halewood Road which later became the Gateacre Hall Hotel.

Together with various other documents, this was hidden alongside an old doorway - and only discovered a couple of years ago when the masonry was salvaged for re-erection within the grounds of the Woodsome Park development (see last Newsletter). To find out more, come along to our A.G.M. on 25th October!

Pictured above is the old sandstone doorcase, with its lintel inscribed
'IW SW 1652', now re-erected by Bellway Homes within the grounds of
their new apartment development

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