Birkenhead, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Stories Of Birkenhead

I can remember my dad, who has since died, telling me stories of his childhood and also my mum's. It was all about Birkenhead - it was all very interesting. Yes, he did ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead

Birkenhead In The Old Days

I lived in Whitfield Place one street down from The Queens Hall picture house later called The Queens Dance Hall; also danced in The Kingsland, The Legion beside the ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Ken Mc Guire

Cathcart Street

Hi Mike, I seem to remember a boy that lived at no.1 or no.3 who had ginger hair; he was a friend of my brother Dennis. Can't remember the name of the sweet shop but have been ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Stan Baker