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The Roydens of Frankby

hillbark.jpg - 8kb The Roydens of Frankby by Michael Royden

This is an update of the Wirral Journal article with additional material on the shipyard and Maude Royden. Published in the Newsletter of the Birkenhead History Society (April 2010) following a lecture given there in December 2009.

frankbypage1tn.jpg - 8kb The Roydens of Frankby by Michael Royden

This article was published in the Wirral Journal
Autumn 1986 Vol 3 No.3

Thomas Royden and Sons, Shipbuilders

The yard was situated in Baffin Street, near Queens Dock, at the bottom of Parliament Street, Liverpool. Now the site of the Liverpool Echo Arena & car parks. (Article in preparation)

Dr Agnes Maude Royden C.H.

Maude Royden was a famous suffragette and preacher in the first half of the 20th century. She campaigned tirelessly for world peace and for the ordination of women. A woman well ahead of her time.

Sir Ernest Royden and Hillbark

Sir Ernest Royden was a partner in the Royden owned shipping company Indra Line. He was a son of Sir Thomas Bland Royden and brother to Maude. Hillbark house was pulled down in the late 1920s to make way for Bidston Court, Sir Ernests house on Bidston Hill, which he had moved to its present site in Royden Park, Frankby. (Article in preparation)

Sir Thomas Royden C.H., Baron of Frankby

Older brother to Ernest and Maude Royden, Thomas was also a partner in the Indra Line, but was more well known as Chairman of the Cunard Line when the company. (Article in preparation)

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