The story of The Scotland Road Free School.
The late 60s and early 70s were a period of rebellion and challenging traditional ideas. People questioned all aspects of society. Schooling was no exception. A free school movement took root. Summerhill, established in 1923 by A.S. Neill, was theRead More
Australian WW1 Solider John “Barney” Hines
Researchers have recently uncovered the Scottie Road roots of legendary Australian WW1 soldier John “Barney” Hines. It was claimed that Hines killed more Germans than any other Australian soldier in the Great War. Little was known about his early life untilRead More
Uncovering the life of Tom Pender
During his 86 years Kirkdale-born Tom Pender survived a German WW1 u-boat attack on the merchant ship he was working as a fireman stoker, the retaliation of which caused an international outcry; gave a shift of 41 years in Liverpool’sRead More