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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 boy is reported to come from Penrith in Cumbria, but it is thought that he ran away from a care home in Birkenhead, Merseyside and managed to make his way to a Monarch flight before it took off.
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House of Fraser said today it was also selling and leasing back its store at Birkenhead, Merseyside.
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The McHughs, who live in the Orkney Islands, set up a telesales outfit in Birkenhead, Merseyside, in the late 1990s which cold-called small firms across the UK.
Leading outsourced customer contact management company, 7C, is to create up to 500 new jobs in Birkenhead, Merseyside.
It was run by 38-year-old Neil Parr from Birkenhead, Merseyside, who has now been barred from being a director for eight years.
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.
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A jury at Liverpool Crown Court has heard Breaks launched a fatal attack on eight-stone Mr Sutton at his home in Birkenhead, Merseyside.