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Liverpool

The growth of Liverpol and the expansion of the docks

1725

1765

1840

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1785

This page The success of the Old Dock created the need for more docks to handle the increase in trade. These images show the evolution of the docks into the Mersey, forming an artificial shore from reclaimed land. The final image (1840) was done after the Old Dock was backfilled in 1826.

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