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By Ian Collard

even though its first population have been medieval priests, Birkenhead started to develop in the course of the 19th century as a result of its hyperlinks with Liverpool. Later, exchange from worldwide started to movement in the course of the docks and town turned a centre for shipbuilding, the 1st iron-built send received for the British executive having been made there. yet Birkenhead has one other aspect; it had the 1st highway tramway in Europe, whereas town s park inspired critical Park in long island. In Birkenhead via Time, Ian Collard makes use of a superb selection of pictures to take us during the city s historical past. those illustrate the docks, the well-known park and William Lever s Port solar works, in addition to retailers, faculties, church buildings, homes and road scenes of the local people, whereas the advent supplies an outline of Birkenhead s heritage. Birkenhead via Time is a wealthy checklist of the improvement and regeneration of Birkenhead.

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