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anyone remember me? by Gail Smith (Member 10292932) on 7-May-2014
hi, my name is Gail Smith and I lived in Birkenhead at 33 Munster Street in the early sixties with my mother, Lilian Smith (nee Robinson) and my maternal gradparents, John and Lilian Robinson (nee Edge). I attended Laird St. school and had Miss Allbright as a teacher. I sat next to a boy in that class named Smitty (I think.....memory is not what it used to be). Carol Rogers was also in that class.... more >>   
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anyone remember me? by Gail Smith (Member 10292932) on 7-May-2014
hi, my name is Gail Smith and I lived in Birkenhead at 33 Munster Street in the early sixties with my mother, Lilian Smith (nee Robinson) and my maternal gradparents, John and Lilian Robinson (nee Edge). I attended Laird St. school and had Miss Allbright as a teacher. I sat next to a boy in that class named Smitty (I think.....memory is not what it used to be). Carol Rogers was also in that class.... more >>   
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photograph by lynda hughes (Member 10131221) on 3-Feb-2014
has anyone got a photograph of the prefabs in Price street or mMrtle place or Saxon street
in the 1900s
my name was lynda dodd
I lived in 309 price street
birkenhead
my friends were Jean Smith T... more >>
  
  • Re: photograph by alice rawley (Member 10232312) on 9-Feb-2014
    my cousin robert dooly lived in 4 saxon street, next door to jean smith, jean lost her hubby last year

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Old Criend by Ken McGuire (Member 10130051) on 3-May-2013
I am looking to contact an old friend of mine Tony Fearnhead who lived in Garnet St Birkenhead in the 50s married Shelia Kelly would be grateful for any info   
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christine hendy by mike hendy (Member 10285060) on 27-Apr-2013
hi I am looking for information about Christine, she lived in rock ferry for most of her life she is my birth mother, me and my sister were taken away from her in 1985 we lived on bebbington road rock ferry, I am trying to trace our birth fathers, I am looking for any information from people who may no who they are or any friends of our mother mike/shane hendy   
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search by elizabeth melillo (Member 10057431) on 19-Mar-2013
Would like to know if anyone knows whereabouts of Dot Tipping (maiden name)my maiden name was Lazenby Dot used to live in Worcester rd in the 1950's Would appreciate any help.   
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the artist R pailing by andy (Member 10249566) on 7-Mar-2013
hi i have recently acquired a fantastic peace of art of a peregrine falcon done in pencil i would like to find out more about the artist but cant find any information anywhere alls the information that i do have is a name r pailing with the number 77 right next to it if any anyone knows anything about the artist can you please let me know many thanks   
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Back again by Bryan Douglas-Matthews (Member 10267934) on 7-Feb-2013
Hi there,

Trying to locate Joyce Symons (Simmons). May have married 1968 or thereabout to Griffiths (Dennis)

She lived on the Ford Estate about 1970 and was (may still have been a... more >>
  
  • Re: Back again by irene (Member 10291272) on 1-Feb-2014
    Hi there, i have just read your posting regarding Joyce Symons, please could you give me some information about yourself and your connection to Joyce as i am her daughter, my email address is irene.griffiths@googlemail.com

    Thanks

    Irene

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family by Olga Huxley (Member 10077874) on 29-Jan-2013
I am trying to trace my cousins Roberta,Jennifer or Stephen Palmer .They lived in Brecon Road on the Mount Estate, parents were Ted and Eva Palmer.Also any information on the Palmer and Lester family from Queen Street and Olive mount in Tranmere.I used to live in Hinderton road in the 40s,50s and went to a dancing school in Holt Hill,and Mersey Park Primary school.Then moved to Bromborough in the ... more >>   
  • Re: family by stephen palmer (Member 10293510) on 5-Jun-2014
    Hello,Olga. I hope you and the family,there,are well.
    I'm afraid I'm not in contact with my sisters anymore so I have little contact information to give.
    Funnily enough Roberta has lived in Hinderton road for many years now; that is until,perhaps,recently,as I noticed a :for sale: sign was on the property {NO.153]a month or two back.. I have no idea as to whether she was successful in selling ... more >>

  • Re: family by stephen palmer (Member 10293510) on 6-Jun-2014
    ROBERTA CHAPMAN JENNIFER PALMER

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looking for old friends now in there later years by tony (Member 10280108) on 18-Nov-2012
Hi
looking for friends who used to knock round cannon hill flats park road south in the 1950s brenda lloyd kathy cruz
  
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info please by lisa (Member 10277671) on 28-Aug-2012
Im looking for anyone who might know some childhood information on a Barabra Craven /Martin/Clowes who grew up in birkenhead england ,I am her daughter and Need to know information before going back.....in Jan 2013... if you have any info on her please let me know thank you for your time.....   
  • Re: info please by Brian Bowyer (Member 10261447) on 28-Aug-2012
    is that THREE people you want to know about, or just the FIRST mentioned?

    I will gladly look people up for you as I live in Birkenhead

    Brian

  • Re: info please by lisa (Member 10277671) on 3-Nov-2012
    hi Brian ....its is just one person my mum maiden name was Craven she has 1 brother Tom. Sister Norma and she just lost her youngest brother 2 years ago Stephen ....her 1st marriage last name became was Martin then her second one was Clowes. Im a product of the in between so it would be nice to find out info about her life and her 1st marriage if possible ,thank you for your time ..
    Lisa Ann Clow... more >>

  • Re: info please by Mike Collinson (Member 10283373) on 3-Mar-2013
    Dear Lisa

    I was visiting this website when I happened to notice your message regarding Barbara Craven/Martin/Clowes.

    It is likely that you have found the information you need by now, but if not, I can h... more >>

  • Re: info please by lisa (Member 10277671) on 13-Apr-2013
    Mike Collinson Thank you very much for this information it has been very helpful :)

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Jane Martin born Birkenhead 5 Oct 1912 by Davro (Member 10276493) on 17-Jul-2012
I am looking for information about a Jane Martin born 5 October 1912 at 13 Rhyl Street Birkenhead. Her father was Henry Martin and her mother Margaret Gibbons. By age 6 both her parents were dead and I would like to find out who brought her up and what became of her.
Davro
  
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Born at Clatterbridge Hospital 1969.Adoption by ian (Member 10274921) on 16-Jun-2012
Hi,
I was born at Clatterbridge Hospital in 1969. I was then put into foster care in a private house. I think it was in the Woodchurch estate.
Does anyone know who the foster people could of been? My case worker was a Mrs Bellis.
I have my adoption records but there is so little on it.
  
  • Re: Born at Clatterbridge Hospital 1969.Adoption by CHRISTINE (Member 10283717) on 14-Mar-2013
    Hiya.
    I know you have your adoption files but do you know that you are entitled by law to have access to all of your care files? I would like to give you more information so that you may continue with your search. Thanks for taking time to read my message. xxx

  • Re: Born at Clatterbridge Hospital 1969.Adoption by ian (Member 10274921) on 3-May-2014
    Thank you for your reply.
    I have all my records but there isn't a lot in there. They didn't have to keep all records in 1969. Lancashire County Council have told me all I know.
    I found out about the foster placement I had for 5 weeks on the Woodchurch Estate from my birth mother. She wont tell me any more information.

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Looking for an old friend by John Stanton (Member 10273473) on 5-May-2012
Would anyone out there know of - and how I could contact - a Debbie McWilliams - she has a son called Mally [Malcolm] and a younger daughter called Kirsty - She once lived in Skelmersdale but originated from Birkenhead - I believe her mother worked at a hospital in Birkenhead - I can't remember if McWilliams was her married name - at the time I knew her she was seperated / divorced from her partne... more >>   
  • Re: Looking for an old friend by kirsty mcwilliams (Member 10283818) on 17-Mar-2013
    Y u lookin 4 me and my brother 07756068163

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Looking for an old friend by Brenda Vanderwert (Member 10272004) on 26-Mar-2012
I am trying to locate a lady by the name of Ruth Taylor (Taylor was her surname it might have altered now if she married. She lived on the Brakenwood Estate in the late 50s 60s and she had a sister by the name of Eunich. Would love to know how you are doing Ruth it has been a long time.   
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Looking for an old friend by Brenda Vanderwert (Member 10272004) on 26-Mar-2012
I am trying to locate a lady by the name of Ruth Taylor (Taylor was her surname it might have altered now if she married. She lived on the Brakenwood Estate in the late 50s 60s and she had a sister by the name of Eunich. Would love to know how you are doing Ruth it has been a long time.   
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Competition closes soon, enter now and join our friendly pets community f... more >>
  
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Childrens Homes by Richard McWilliams (Member 10264431) on 24-Sep-2011
I am looking for information on Childrens Homes in Birkenhead around 1915/1920. My father Harold McWilliams and his siblings were put in a home around the above dates as his mother & father could not look after them, his elder brother John got them out of the home as soon as he could (this information from the son of John). They lived in Cleveland Street between 1912 & 1915. Any help locating the ... more >>   
  • Re: Childrens Homes by alice rawley (Member 10232312) on 28-Sep-2011
    Hi remember McWilliams family in price st went to school with one

  • Re: Childrens Homes by Richard McWilliams (Member 10264431) on 20-Oct-2011
    Hi Alice

    Have you any information on the McWilliams family that lived in Price Street as they may be related

    Richard

  • Re: Childrens Homes by Bryan Douglas-Matthews (Member 10267934) on 2-Dec-2011
    Hi,

    I spent time in two Childrens Homes in the Birkenhead area in the 1950s. One was at the top of Park Road South, where the road divides to Ashfield Road. Right in the middle of the divide, and long gone, was the Manor Grange Childrens Home, run by Nuns. It overlooked the two roads from its gardens.
    The second Childrens Home was on Overchurch road, right opposite the Overchurch Estate, now p... more >>

  • Re: Childrens Homes by JEANETTE (Member 10123420) on 23-Feb-2012
    Hi I believe my Mum went to these homes, Is there any pics of them anywhere or any more info on them,I think my Mum must have been there late 40s early to mid 50s what where they like? my Mum's name was Margaret Joan Cullen known as Joan maybe you knew her.
    Thanks
    Jeanette

  • Re: Childrens Homes by Linda (Member 10246064) on 3-Mar-2012
    Hi there, I am still looking for my brother, who was in Overchurch children's home in 1953/4. He was called Stephen Evans,was about 18months old, and was adopted 1954/5 ? Linda.

  • Re: Childrens Homes by Lisa (Member 10271334) on 5-Mar-2012
    My nana was Elizabeth Mary Cullen and her and her siblings were in Manor Grange and Overchurch childrens homes in the 40's. The other Cullen children were Doris Cullen, Margaret Joan Cullen, Stephen Barry Cullen. Does anyone have any personal experience of these homes they could share? Does anyone recollect the Cullen children? Where might I go about researching more about these homes?
    Lisa

  • Re: Childrens Homes by Lisa (Member 10271334) on 5-Mar-2012
    Re Bryan:
    It is highly likely you were there at the same time as my nan as she was there from 1939 - 1951. Ring a bell? Elizabeth Mary Cullen. :)
    Lisa

  • Re: Childrens Homes by Linda (Member 10246064) on 11-Mar-2012
    Hi Duse any of the people that were in Overchurch Children's Home know of a little boy called Stephen Evans, blonde hair blue eyes, about 18months old then, i think he is still in the Wirral, he was adopted. Linda

  • Re: Childrens Homes by Linda (Member 10246064) on 21-Mar-2012
    Hi Bryan D Matthews. could you tell me if you were in Overchurch childrens Home about 1953/4/.Were you by any chance adopted, hope you dont mind me asking you. I ask every body if they were in a home about the same time,because you never know do you. thank you Linda.

  • Re: Childrens Homes by Linda (Member 10246064) on 21-Mar-2012
    Have found one brother Victor,(change his name) lives by Chester..but has not replyed to my letter yet, so very sad.

  • Re: Childrens Homes by Linda (Member 10246064) on 21-Mar-2012
    Looking for people that lived in or around Woburn place Birkenhead, 1940/50ish. and new the Mcmurry's/ Cubbins/ Evans family that lived all in the one house.Till 1954/5/6.

  • Re: Childrens Homes by John O,Hara (Member 10159553) on 27-Aug-2012
    My name is John O'Hara, married to Geraldine O'Hara (nee Har). I Geraldine was also in Manor Grange and Overchurch childrens homes at the same period. also my sister Kathleen and brother Ronnie. I do remember the Cullen family. Doris had very bad catatacts, don't know what happened to her. My sister Kathleen says Betty who was probably Elizabeth was absolutely beautiful, I remember Joan was al... more >>

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Old Photos of Birkenhead by Lee Jones (Member 10033339) on 26-Aug-2011
Hi

I was wondering if anyone can help. Me and my sister are putting together a "this is your life" type album for a family member and we are looking for old photographs from around birkenhead.

I'm looking specifically for old photographs of Birkenhead town centre, Higher Tranmere and New Brighton from the 1950s, through to ... more >>
  
  • Re: Old Photos of Birkenhead by Brian Bowyer (Member 10261447) on 27-Aug-2011
    Here's s good site with pics and info on it, you will have to copy and paste I'm afraid but I think you will find it of interest.

    http://www.francisfrith.com/wirral/#utmcsr=google.co.uk&utmcmd=referral&utmccn=google.co.uk

    Regards
    Brian

  • Re: Old Photos of Birkenhead by Lee Jones (Member 10033339) on 27-Aug-2011
    Cheers - found that site a few days ago. Some interesting pics.

  • Re: Old Photos of Birkenhead by sherriruffles (Member 10265412) on 17-Sep-2011
    I am looking for this info alos and have found tons on wikiwirral.co.uk

    Try this link

    http://www.wikiwirral.co.uk/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/429353/Index_of_Pictures.html#Post429353

  • Re: Old Photos of Birkenhead by Angela Rickett (Member 10246109) on 23-Dec-2012
    This site also has some good photos on it

    http://www.20thcenturyimages.co.uk/trolleyed/index.html

  • Re: Old Photos of Birkenhead by Angela Rickett (Member 10246109) on 25-May-2013
    I know you message is a a little old but just found this website a couple of days ago

    http://www.wirralhistory.net/Birkenhead.html

  • Re: Old Photos of Birkenhead by Bryan Douglas-Matthews (Member 10287952) on 6-Sep-2013
    Hi,

    I am probably a bit late with this but go to this web address:
    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.437742046302328.1073741825.372582689484931&type=3
    I think it has all y... more >>

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McWilliams by Richard McWilliams (Member 10264431) on 19-Aug-2011
I am looking for decendants of James McWilliams born 1877 in Birkenhead, son of John McWilliams and Catherine nee Fitzsimmons. They had 7 children :- Katherine b c1904, Robert b c1905 married Christine Peel, James b 1913 and Ann b 1919 married Thomas Cavanagh 1940.
James was the brother of my great grandfather John McWilliams, John married May/Mary Bell in Chester 1904, they had 5 children :- Joh... more >>
  
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