Birkenhead, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Birkenhead In The 1950s

Birkenhead in the 1950s – it bears no resemblance to how it is today – it doesn't even look the same. Most of the places I remember are gone. The streets where I grew up ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by mcgraa

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

Queens And Kingsland Dance Halls

What happy memories I recall of my early dancing days, learning to jive at the Queens Kingsland and New Brighton Tower. I went a lot with my older brother Cliffy ...Read full memory

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