Title: Liverpool to Kirkby Fields
Author: Kate Higgins
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This is a personal account of a childhood spent in Kirkby, the first of the Liverpool overspill towns to develop.

The story takes me back over 35 years to when my parents first moved to Kirkby where my dad was employed during the second world war as a civil servant at the Royal Ordnance factory. Along with other key workers at the factory, mum and dad were housed in one of 200 purpose built homes on the Kirkby Park estate. With a population of around 3,000 made up mainly of farming…