Old Maps of Birkenhead

Historic Maps of Birkenhead and the local area.

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 redevelopement area in the 1960s -70s. Many of us were glad to get away from the cellar houses with outdoor toilets and no hot water or (...Read full memory)

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 have gone – the geography of the place has changed – I could not even pinpoint where my old house was. The church where I was confirmed and (...Read full memory)