Birkenhead, Woodchurch Road c.1955
Memories of Birkenhead, Woodchurch Road c1955
I brought up 3 children in Cyprus Street and have loads of memories of the area before demolition of the house from St. Johns Street through to Charing Cross. This was a redevelopement area in the 1960s -70s. Many of us were glad to get away from the cellar houses with outdoor toilets and no hot water or bathrooms. Across the road was a convent known as The Little Sisters of the Poor, next door was the Liberal Cclub where my sister had her reception in 1968. I am looking for photos of that area for a blog I'm doing which involves with Out On A Limb project.
Memories of Birkenhead
I was born above the Bank on Jan 4th 1944. My grandmother (Elsie Hitchell), was caretaker/ cleaner of the bank and all of the upstairs accomodation came with the job. We lived there with the extended Hitchell family until about 1948, when I moved to a prefab in Rock Ferry with my parents. My grandmother lived ...Read full memory
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.
My first job when I left school (St Hughes, Park Road South) at 15 was in this shop. I was there for 3 years, until I left for bigger money at Levers. The manager was Jack Francis, a decent man who once slapped me over the back of the head for accidentally dropping bottles of pop on the ...Read full memory
My husband was Tony Nelson.One of the 9 Nelson children born in Vernon Place Birkenhead.He was born in 1939 and lived his entire life in Birkenhead.He spent his youth going out in New Brighton and Liverpool.He was well known in the pubs around Birkenhead from playing darts and quizzs.He worked at the old Lawries club as ...Read full memory