Memories of Birkenhead

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

Park Road North

We moved to 192 Park Road north in 1967, next door to the shop. We used to visit our nan and aunties at No.160 and always called in to the shop for sweets, the old couple who ran the ...Read full memory

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

Hamilton Seconday

I went to Cathcart street and Hamilton Secondary School in the 1960s. Lived at Vittoria Court .. had many friends in the area, would like to hear from some that may remember me. I left for the USA in 1970.

A memory of Birkenhead by Mike Smith


Who remembers Hursts Bakery on the corner of Parkfield Avenue and Claughton Road? It was still there when we went back around 2006. And the Sayers cake shops, the curry and chips that ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Ian Ollman

Farewell To Birkenhead

This was where my 'farewell' party was held before I emigrated to Canada. Many old schoolfriends, co-workers and family came to wish me luck!! and I'm still here in Canada 42 years later!!

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 Park ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Ken Mc Guire

Holthill School/St Joseph's Youth Club, Tranmere

I lived in Wallasey but went to school in Birkenhead in the mid 1960s. I have very fond memories of the area. I made many friends at St Joseph's youth ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Anne Tapp

1960's Tunnel Memories

I clearly remember these Land Rover "Tunnel Patrol" vehicles although I was only 7 in 1965.  I thought that they were real Police vehicles (were they labelled "Tunnel ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Brian Jones

Does Any One Remeber

Does anyone remember Park Road North in the 1960s? Well, I think it was the 60s as that was the year my mother was born. There was a shop along there, I'm not too sure of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead

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