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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.
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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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He called the launch at Cammell Laird's shipyard in Birkenhead, Merseyside, "an extraordinarily emotional moment".
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"Apart from anything else, it would have been a huge inconvenience because we would have only been able to play in our away kit for the rest of the season, which would have also caused problems for other teams." The kit was stolen while the team played at Cammell Laird's home ground in Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, Merseyside, on Saturday at 3pm.
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