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Birkenhead,

city (1991 pop. 99,075) and port, Wirral metropolitan borough, W central England, at the mouth of the Mersey River; connected with Liverpool by the Mersey tunnel. Birkenhead has extensive docks. There are engineering, food-processing and clothing plants. Milling and shipbuilding were responsible for Birkenhead's rapid growth in the 19th cent.

Birkenhead

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Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of, known as F. E. Smith. 1872--1930, British Conservative statesman, lawyer, and orator

Birkenhead

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a port in NW England, in Wirral unitary authority, Merseyside: former shipbuilding centre. Pop.: 83 729 (2001)
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The youngster, who had run away from a care home in Birkenhead, Merseyside, boarded a plane at Gatwick Airport bound for Lisbon at 6am yesterday.
House of Fraser said today it was also selling and leasing back its store at Birkenhead, Merseyside.
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At Oxton Conservative Club in Birkenhead, Merseyside, Ian Harris, 69, a retired Quality Assurance inspector, said: "We need a stronger character and a government that supports our industry.
uk or by cheque to the Tranmere Rovers Trust, c/o Tranmere Rovers FC, Prenton Park, Prenton Rd West, Birkenhead, Merseyside CH42 9PY.
The men who were originally arrested were Yateley and Duffy, an 18-year-old from Birkenhead, Merseyside, a 21-year-old from Barnsley and a 56-year-old from Holloway, north London.
Lewis was born in 1946 in Bidston, Birkenhead, Merseyside, while Martin Lewis was born in 1945 in Birmingham.
Another funeral for Trooper Phillip Lawrence, 22, has also taken place in Birkenhead, Merseyside.
Ms Chadwick, 54, of Birkenhead, Merseyside, began piling on the pounds after giving birth to her three - now grown-up - children.
A jury at Liverpool Crown Court has heard Breaks launched a fatal attack on eight-stone Mr Sutton at his home in Birkenhead, Merseyside.
He was rushed to Leeds General Infirmary, where he was admitted overnight, before being transferred to Arrow Park Hospital near his home in Birkenhead, Merseyside.