Birkenhead, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Birkenhead and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Duke's Head, Wallington Green

I lived just behind the Duke's Head from 1945 till the late 60's, and I believe this was where my parents met before World War II. My dad was working as a part time barman and my mother was sent by my ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallington by Dave Hamer

Childhood Memories

When we lived in Wallington from 1965 to 1972, I remember going into Mantles the newsagent/sweetshop and buying sweets for my little brother and I. The town hall and library are situated behind here and looking down the ...Read full memory


I'm not sure whether this church was called Christchurch or Christ's Church; but as I recall it was originally a Presbyterian church which merged with, the then Congregational Church in Holmwood Gardens to form the United ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallington by Dave Hamer