SJ3588 : St Patrick's Chapel, Park Place (front view)

taken 12 years ago, 3 km from Birkenhead, Wirral, Great Britain

St Patrick's Chapel, Park Place (front view)
St Patrick's Chapel, Park Place (front view)
St Patrick's Chapel on Park Place was the first Roman Catholic church erected in Toxteth, begun in 1821 and opened in 1827. It has a memorial to ten Catholic priests who died whilst continuing to work in the plague-ravaged communities.





Fr Nugent is commemorated for his work with Irish children orphaned during the Famine in St John's Gardens in the city centre.




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Publican "Dandy Pat" Byrne was a popular Irish Nationalist councillor and a memorial stands for him at St Anthony's Church.




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The gate at Clarence Dock was the first view the 1.3m Irish migrants who came to Liverpool during the Famine.


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Monday, 5 June, 2006   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 8 June, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 354 888 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.5239N 2:58.3719W
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