From the early 1900s right up to the 1930s, the Royal Hotel was one of the most popular hotels in Liverpool. Situated in Lime Street, the Royal was run by the Winslade family. It was also their home. The family consisted of parents Harry and Jane and their four children: Mabel, Tommy, Bill and Fred. They were to be involved in and affected by some of the city of Liverpool's historical events, including the horrors of the First World War and its aftermath. This is the story of how one family lived during these times from 1911 to 1919. The events would affect life in Liverpool for them and shape their futures.