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  • Why my generation see things in stark black and white

    By Ken Rogers (from the Lost Tribe of Everton series). How many of you had pictures taken in an old…

  • Looking back with perspective

    By Ken Rogers Those of us from Liverpool’s Victorian inner city areas all had back entries like this. As a…

  • When going to the barbers meant having a bowl on your head!

    Liverpool Sunday Past, 5 August 2018 By Ken Rogers   I’ve been going to the same barbers for 48 years…

  • When comics were king

    By Ken Rogers I was an avid comic reader in the 1950s as were most kids. The choice was huge…

  • The Lost Tribe of Everton & Scottie Road: The Play – The Capstone Theatre

    ‘Lost Tribe of Everton & Scottie Road –The Play’ – Capstone Theatre 4-7th November 2017. WHAT THEY SAID ABOUT THE…

  • The Everton & Scottie Saturday morning cinema matinees

    Flash, Ming the Merciless and Saturday morning cinema heaven (from Lost Tribe – The People’s Memories by Ken Rogers (Trinity…

  • The birth of big time football on Merseyside

    From ‘Born Not Manufactured – Five Decades of Inside Stories from the Heart of Everton FC’ – by Ken Rogers….

  • St George’s servants or slaves?

    From ‘Lost Tribe of Everton & Scottie Road’ by Ken Rogers (book published 2010) James Atherton built many of the…

  • Penny wise, pound foolish

    By Ken Rogers As a kid I loved my old tin Post Office money box. You had to use a…

  • Milk Monitor – the most important role at school!

    By Ken Rogers b- from a Liverpool Echo ‘Lost Tribes’ column A journalist friend of mine from the Midlands was…

  • Jane Austen’s Everton link

    By Ken Rogers Millions of people all over the world have a passion for Jane Austen and classic books such…

  • Gregson’s Well to the giant Everton Water Tower

    From Ken Rogers Liverpool Echo Sunday Past collection 2018: The summer of 2018 was the hottest on record and while…

  • Everton’s visionary children’s refuge

    By Steven Horton A building in Islington Square, on the corner of Islington and Shaw Street, was once a safe…

  • Everton’s very own ‘Ratty’ and Wind in the Willows – jigger version!

    By Ken Rogers It’s Lost Tribes  story time and so, if you are sitting comfortably, I will begin. This is…

  • Everton’s famous and long lost theatres

    From ‘Lost Tribe – The People’s Memories’ – by Ken Rogers  (Trinity Mirror Media 2012): The entertainment palaces of yesteryear…

  • Education visionary Canon Thomas Major Lester

    By Ken Rogers In tribute to Canon Thomas Major Lester There have been many famous community centres in Everton down…

  • School eating and boxing competitions in those days before political correctness

    From Lost Tribe of Everton & Scottie Road by Ken Rogers (book published 2010). I started at Major Lester County…

  • A Walk Into History

    Stroll across our spectacular green space and feel supremely proud of historic Everton By KEN ROGERS – Author of the…

  • A shillin’ to feed the meter?

    Memories come in many different forms. Yes, classic events stick in your mind. I’ve got a clear picture of the…

  • A legendary night on Scotland Road

    From ‘Lost Tribe of Everton & Scottie Road’ by Ken Rogers (published 2010 by Trinity Mirror Media): Scotland Road, or…