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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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St Mary's, the first parish church of Birkenhead (1821), survives now as only a tower and spire, having been demolished in the 1970s, and is a Grade II listed building.
Valley St James 6 Eagles 0 Results - Oliver Platt and Chris Joynson beat Josh Joynson and Luke Birkenhead 21-13 21-12, Steve Bricklebank and Pies Boden beat Jacob Birkenhead and Avneet Cheema 21-9 21-10, Platt and Boden beat J Joynson and Cheema 21-17 21-11, Bricklebank and C Joynson beat J and L Birkenhead 21-4 21-10, Boden and C Joynson beat Cheema and L Birkenhead 21-8 21-13, Platt and Bricklebank beat J Joynson and J Birkenhead 21-16 21-11.
Birkenhead Port, part of the Peel group, says overall tonnage for the year to March stood at 3.
And Mr Field, who has cam-paigned for a crackdown on yob culture, said crime and antisocial behaviour in Birkenhead was a growing problem.
The staff at Birkenhead School aim to make the experience of school challenging, rewarding and enjoyable with the goal of fostering a lifelong love of learning.
Derek Johnson As a young man and enjoying cycling as a pastime, he soon became an active member of the Chester Road Club, later transferring to the Birkenhead North End C.
It acknowledges Birkenhead Park's status as the first publicly funded park in Britain - and the impression it left on American designer Frederick L.
The shop will be open from 10am to 4pm daily from May 24 to June 1 in the gallery of Birkenhead Park Visitor Centre.
The single sex boys academy will have sports' entrepreneur David Hughes as its sponsor, along with the University of Liverpool, Birkenhead Sixth Form College and Wirral Council as its supporting sponsors.
Soldiers stood to attention as the Birkenhead-built troopship sank and this protocol was immortalised by Rudyard Kipling in his poem A Soldier An' Sailor Too as the Birkenhead Drill.
The proposals - which are at an early stage - could involve an "imaginative" scheme to link Birkenhead town centre with Hamilton Square and Woodside, as well as a new use for the town hall.
OUR stroll down Memory Lane for this week looks firstly at two postcards of Birkenhead Park.