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Memories of Birkenhead

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

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

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

Great Memories On The Number 77 Bus

Oh, yes, the number 77 bus, I met my husband on this bus. Seems it was a magic number for meeting future husbands. We used to get off at Granger Avenue, ...Read full memory

The Good Old Days

Hi, as a kid me and our Mick would be look outs for workers from Camel Lairds playing pigeon toss for pennies. At the side of the building to the right of the tunnel we lived in ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Bill Devaney

The Grange Hotel

My stepfather was the manager of the Grange Hotel and I used to live there until I got married. My bedroom was overlooking Charing Cross and I used to spend hours just watching ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Keith Nixon

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

Old School Friends From Well Lane School Tranmere

I grew up in Tranmere, I went to Well Lane School. I started school in 1959. I would love to contact old school friends. Vague memories of ...Read full memory

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 ...Read full memory

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