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Birkenhead, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Nursing Training

I am a Malaysian and I did my PTS training in Arrow Hall, in 1965. With me was another Malaysian girl by the name of Ng. There was a nursing home upstairs and the lecture hall was ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Boocheng Choo

Claughton Road, Birkenhead

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Del Phillips

The Kingsland Ballroom The Park Balloom

Yes, I well remember the old Kingsland, I used to go there every Saturday night and one fateful night in late April 1955 I met my wife to be. She lived in ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Harry Hardy