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Click the buttons above to show and hide different types of historic food locations on the map.

A taste of the routes through Liverpool that enabled some of the industry and trade.

  • Docks to Mr Seel's Garden
  • Railway to Great Nelson Street Markets
  • Canal to Great Nelson Street Markets
  • Docks to Warehouses to Pubs

The map points were researched by the team in Liverpool by pouring over old maps, post-it notes in hand!

You can show images of the old maps over the present-day city by choosing from below. Maps courtesy of National Library of Scotland

  • OS First Edition - 1891
  • OS CVI 10 - 1908
  • OS CXIII - 1928
  • OS CXIII - 1938
  • OS SJ3591 - 1954