Old Maps of Birkenhead

Historic Maps of Birkenhead and the local area.

I lived in number 9 Tunnel Road which is still there today. It's the road running from the side of the flyover at the bottom of Chester Street to access the tunnel. Me and my brother and sisters played every day on the top (as we called it), this is where the gardens were situated right at the mouth of the tunnel. (...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)