Birkenhead, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

77 Bus.

Memories! Memories!  I just logged on to the site and how interesting to see the old 77 bus at Woodside Ferry.  My husband to be at the time worked on the Birkenhead Transport .  I met him on the 77 Bus route going through from Woodside to Upton.  We married in 1963.  Fond Memories.  Still together 49 years down the road.

Days Of My Childhood

As young children my nanna would frequently walk my sister and I up to the Arno to play in the rough ground behind the rose garden. That was way back in the 1950's. She would sit and spend quiet time in the gardens whilst we ran and played like banshees. Later on we would go there with friends to play in the hills and ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Ian Tait

Pts Nurse Training

It was about this year -1960 - I did PTS nurse training at Arrowe park - does anyone remember me? Sister Happell was on A1, the children's ward at St Cath's - she was an amazing sister - strict but brill.