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Architectural Heritage
Inside the mosque
© Liverpool Records Office
The 'little mosque'

It was in 8-12 Brougham Terrace that history was made. On Christmas Day 1889, the Liverpool solicitor and Muslim convert, William Abdullah Quilliam, opened the doors of what was England's first mosque.

Words: Louise Sardais

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