Jul 31, 2015
Date of the photo:
12 February 2012
Location of the photo:
Villa Maria, 23 Alexandra Drive, Sefton Park, Liverpool
Description of the Photo:
The photograph shows the original carved stone gatepost for the mansion house "Villa Maria", which was owned by Teodoro and Maria Larrinaga, of the Larrinaga shipping family.
Teodoro and Maria de Larrinaga were cousins. They married in Liverpool in 1897 and had four children: Mercedes, Ramon, Niceto and Esperanza.
After Teodoro's early death on 2 January 1913, Maria remained at Villa Maria for more than thirty years. The house is now divided into flats.