1. Playground slides are entertainment constructions often placed in recreational areas or residential backyards, as well as amusement parks.
2. Playground slides are also known as slides, slippery dips and slippery slides.
3. Playground slides are often a slippery, flat or partially curved strip of material, with barriers on the left and right, either perpendicular or sloped.
4. Playground slides are used by people, typically children, by them climbing up a ladder or set of stairs to reach the top of the slide, sitting on their backside at the top; and pushing themselves forward so that they are propelled down the slide’s strip.
5. Playground slides are commonly curved in some form, often around a structure, while some are completely enclosed, and they come in a variety of colors.
A smooth, usually inclined surface of track for sliding
Charles was born in Shrewsbury
Charles Wicksteed's first appointment as a minister was to the so-called Ancient Chapel at Toxteth
He married Jane, and a few years later his sister Elizabeth married Jane's brother Arthur
Charles and Jane had nine children
Eventually retiring for a second and final time to Croydon, where he died on 19 April 1885