Kirkby Timeline - Part 4

  • 1872 Old Chapel taken down.

  • 1881 St. Helens Waterworks pumping station built.

  • 1913 Strike by agricultural workers for better pay and shorter hours.

  • 1930 Robert Atherton (Robin o' Bob's) buried at St. Chads.

  • 1935 East Lancashire Road built: dual carriageway linking Liverpool with Manchester.