Ash Street Memorial
On the night of 7th May 1941, bombs fell on the Co-
Thirty seven people lost their lives. This memorial to the tragedy on Ash Street was officially unveiled on May 1st 2009.
Of a population of about 50,000 nearly 2,000 people were killed in air raids on Bootle during WW2, and over 15,000 homes destroyed. Over 90% of all housing was damaged during the raids.