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SNAPSHOT. Newton Le Willows. In Memoriam.

Situated by the new ticket office at the railway station there is a replica of the plaque which commemorates the untimely death of the MP William Huskisson on the official opening of the Liverpool to Manchester Railway. I believe the original, now hard used by the hand of time, is now at the National Railway Museum. The actual monument is by the track, just past this station, on the right […]

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