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Related booklists: Birkenhead, Wirral History, Tranmere, Northern England,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Flaybrick Hill Cemetery - Birkenhead Cemetery by Roy Dutton
    Flaybrick Hill Cemetery - Birkenhead Cemetery - by Roy Dutton

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780992826550 | ISBN 10: 0992826551

    Flaybrick Hill Cemetery (now known as Flaybrick Memorial Gardens)  Designed by renowned Victorian landscape designer Edward Kemp and opened in 1864. Flaybrick is the final resting place of over 100,000 people from the Wirral area and beyond, in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The History of New Brighton Tower by Roy Dutton
    The History of New Brighton Tower - by Roy Dutton

    £29.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780992826543 | ISBN 10: 0992826543

    One of the most important structures ever built in Victorian Britain, the tallest building in the land, it stood at 567 feet. The Tower had been constructed in record time. It towered over the greatest port in the land, a beacon to the shipping that ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Brighton Lifeboats: An Illustrated History of 150 Years of Life-Saving on the Mersey by Nicholas Leach
    New Brighton Lifeboats: An Illustrated History of 150 Years of Life-Saving on the Mersey - by Nicholas Leach

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909540040 | ISBN 10: 1909540048

    The New Brighton lifeboat station on the Mersey has a fine record of gallantry. The volunteer lifeboat crews have undertaken hundreds of services, including many notable medal-winning rescues. They have provided a rescue service to shipping and craft ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sixteen Decades in Wallasey by Roy Dutton
    Sixteen Decades in Wallasey - by Roy Dutton

    £25.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780955655463 | ISBN 10: 0955655463

    Reminiscences of New Brighton and Liverpool.   "The constant procession of ocean-going liners up and down the Mersey was a real spectacle. Wallasey has eight miles of promenade,fringed by golden sands with children's talent contests "Joytime" ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wirral Then & Now by Daniel K. Longman
    Wirral Then & Now - by Daniel K. Longman

    £14.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780752460796 | ISBN 10: 075246079x

    Wirral Then & Now invites you to explore the peninsula's rich heritage in this fascinating pictorial compilation. Contrasting a selection of forty-five archive images alongside stunning full-colour modern photographs, this book reveals the changing f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wirral Walks: 100 Miles of the Best Walks in the Area (2nd revised edition) by Anthony Annakin-Smith
    Wirral Walks: 100 Miles of the Best Walks in the Area (2nd revised edition) - by Anthony Annakin-Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781850588511 | ISBN 10: 1850588511

    "Where to walk? All our problems are solved with Anthony Annakin-Smith book of Wirral Walks. Not only does it suggest some great walking routes but it also explains what we can see along the way, bringing Wirral's scenic and historic heritage to life ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wallasey from Old Photographs by Ian Collard
    Wallasey from Old Photographs - by Ian Collard

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848682849 | ISBN 10: 1848682840

    The County Borough of Wallasey, on the Wirral Penninsula, is famous as a seaside town. From the mid-nineteenth century, James Atherton's 'New Brighton' became a popular leisure resort, with visitors arriving on every ferry. It was adorned by magnific ... more

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