Old Maps of Birkenhead

Historic Maps of Birkenhead and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.

More maps coming soon!

We are busy behind the scenes preparing more 1:50,000 mapping from other years which will appear here.

does anybody remember Birkenhead north end in the 50s&60S. I lived in Alwen street from 1945 till1970.I enjoyed my childhood there,playing allsorts of games kick than can the allyo football cricket anything you could play we played it Ilchester square was a meeting place for lads and girls from the river streets.The (...Read full memory)

All the days playing footie on the halfie at the bottom of Richardson Road. Spending endless summer evenings on the grass at fairs, cameras with my mates Gary M, Degsy, Paul Foster, Bogga etc. I recently bought a book called 'Liverpool and The Wirral - A Miscallany', in it was mentioned Rocky's Night Club and the fact it is (...Read full memory)