Bebington, Heath Road c.1960
Memories of Bebington, Heath Road c1960
Was a resident there from 1957 until 1960. Interested in hearing from any of the pupils that were in the school photo: Summer 1959, form 3a, Saint John's RC Secondary school. My name is Peter Durkin: firstname.lastname@example.org
Imagine my surprise, when I Googled Bebington from my apartment in New York City and up came a photograph of a row of houses opposite The Wirral Grammar School on Heath Road in Bebington, and one of them was my grandfather's! It is the left side of the first semi-detached house going from right to left in this picture. As a child I used to go to Bebington every other year with my mother, who was what we call in America a British war bride. We generally traveled across the Atlantic on a Cunard liner called The Brittanic. The last time I was there was 1965 when my best friend from high school and I flew over for the summer. The curtains on the windows in this picture were the curtains ...Read full memory
Memories of Bebington
I think I was around 6 or 7 when I went by coach to visit my grandmother in Bebington. My mother was Beryl (Betty) Mottershead, and going by her birth certificate she was born in 1923 at 20 Easton Road, Bebington to a William and Edith Mottershead, who died when she was very young. I don't think she had any brothers or ...Read full memory
I was born in Birkenhead and moved with mum and dad to Northern Ireland when I was about 6. My mum and dad's family lived in Birkenhead, Bebington and Bromborough. I was at my Nana's in Birkenhead and later Bebington for summer holidays. Once she, my Auntie Barbara, Uncle Eric and cousin Anne moved to ...Read full memory
I went to St Andrews school in the 80's in Townfield Lane. We were often taken here to see the writing on the back of the church wall where children years before had written their names. The original school was attached to the church I think. I was also married here in 2004.
How lovely to see the wall on the other side of the road. Now there is open space in front of the library.