A MYSTERY message has been discovered by decorators helping to renovate a Southport home.

The message, which was hidden on a wall in the bedroom of a property on Linaker Street in the town, dates back to 1958 – and lay undiscovered for nearly sixty years before it was found by Southport man Mike Loftus.

It appears to advertise the handywork of a group of builders named S Harrison and Son who were based at 33 Matlock Avenue in Birkdale and is dated on March 5, 1958.

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Mike said: “Stripping a bedroom at a friends on Linacre St came across this bit of history, Hope it means something to someone!”

Do you know the people mentioned in the message? Or perhaps it was you who wrote it 58 years ago! If so get in touch.


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