The Lost Tribe of Everton
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Welcome to the new ‘LOST TRIBE OF EVERTON & SCOTTIE ROAD’ website in partnership with Friends of Everton Park.

In 2010, local journalist Ken Rogers produced his first best-selling ‘Lost Tribe of Everton & Scottie Road’ book to mark the 50th anniversary of the start of the so-called slum clearances that ultimately affected over 150,000 people in Liverpool’s inner city areas. This new website continues to develop this remarkable story with your support and input.

Both book titles remain available in digital format via amazon.co.uk and also the iBookstore.

  • ABC of Streets
    SEARCH FOR THE STREETS OF EVERTON & SCOTTIE ROAD
  • Street Memories
    LEAVE AND READ OUR STREET MEMORIES
  • News & Events
    THE LOST TRIBE NEWS, EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
  • Our History
    FIND OUT WHAT YOU NEVER KNEW
11 Nov
Sunday 11th November 2018
1pm in the top park.

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Everton Park is the eye over the city of Liverpool. Still a secret for many outside of the district, this green lung is swiftly developing into one of the region’s “must visit” attractions. From its high vantage point below Everton ridge, the park was carved out of successive housing demolitions that led
to a mass exodus of residents from the 1960s onwards. A failed High Rise experiment followed.

Those who were moved from the old terraced streets never forgot their former spiritual home to become the ‘Lost Tribe of Everton & Scottie Road’.

Those who remained have fought tirelessly to promote regeneration and confidence for the future, backed by the ‘Friends of Everton Park, an organisation formed in 2010 that continues to develop powerful links with the community and other partners. FOEP forge ahead with regular initiatives and events that have given the park a new vibrancy, while highlighting the district’s rich heritage.


FILMS

Here you can view classic film footage that shows the way the district was and the way it is. Content includes specially taken film interviews that formed a key part of the late 2018 ‘Lost Tribe of Everton & Scottie Road’ theatre production. Dramatic drone footage over Everton Park demonstrates how a former concrete jungle became an England wildflower flagship site, initially courtesy of Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and now Cornwall’s Eden Project.

 

Click here to see more films!

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MAPS

You can gain a complete understanding of the development of Everton & Scotland Road from the 1840s onwards by viewing key maps produced over the decades and held by the Liverpool Records Office. Early versions show green fields running from the very edge of the town centre, but as the years progress towards the 1960s, terraced streets stretch from the dock gates to the summit of Everton’s famous hill.

 

Click here to see more maps!