Birkenhead Through Time by Ian Collard

By Ian Collard

even if its first population have been medieval priests, Birkenhead started to develop throughout the 19th century as a result of its hyperlinks with Liverpool. Later, alternate from world wide started to move in the course of the docks and the city turned a centre for shipbuilding, the 1st iron-built send obtained for the British executive having been made there. yet Birkenhead has one other facet; it had the 1st road tramway in Europe, whereas town s park motivated relevant Park in manhattan. In Birkenhead via Time, Ian Collard makes use of a superb number of images to take us throughout the city s historical past. those illustrate the docks, the well-known park and William Lever s Port sun works, in addition to retailers, colleges, church buildings, homes and road scenes of the area people, whereas the advent offers an outline of Birkenhead s historical past. Birkenhead via Time is a wealthy checklist of the advance and regeneration of Birkenhead.

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