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#227602 - 16th May 2008 7:29pm birkenhead institute
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eney body else go to this school
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#227726 - 16th May 2008 10:40pm Re: birkenhead institute [Re: Ducko]
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Never even heard of it mate.

I've only found this bit of info about it:

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Originally situated in Whetstone Lane, Birkenhead, it was later relocated to premises on Tollemache Road, Claughton until its closure and subsequent demolition in the 1990s. Wilfred Owen, the World War I poet attended the school at its original location.[5] A residential road has been named after him on the Tollemache Road site.


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#227728 - 16th May 2008 10:44pm Re: birkenhead institute [Re: BMW Joe]
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Played on my school's cricket & chess teams against them in the early 70s, if that's any help. No? Didn't think so... smile


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#227741 - 17th May 2008 12:07am Re: birkenhead institute [Re: Brian]
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My younger brother, born 1941, went there when it was in Whetstone Lane.
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#227765 - 17th May 2008 11:34am Re: birkenhead institute [Re: chriskay]
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The Woodlands primary school which was situated on The Woodlands off Whetstone Lane know occupies the old "BI" school site on Whetstone Lane happy
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#227860 - 17th May 2008 6:49pm Re: birkenhead institute [Re: SoundLad]
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Yeah,I went to Birkenhead Institute aka BI.Had some great times (when I was in).I was a couple of years above Ducko when he was there.so no funnies about the age you lot.lol.

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#232295 - 28th May 2008 8:14pm Re: birkenhead institute [Re: Dava2479]
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I went to B.I. too. Anyone have any photos of it?

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#254380 - 2nd Sep 2008 10:21am Re: birkenhead institute [Re: Satch]
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I have a site at www.freewebs.com/birkenheadinstitute/ which has photos and info on the B.I. I am adding to it as I receive more info. Phil.

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#254381 - 2nd Sep 2008 10:23am Re: birkenhead institute [Re: chriskay]
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Some memories of the B.I. at www.freewebs.com/birkenheadinstitute/ if you have a look.

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#254417 - 2nd Sep 2008 12:35pm Re: birkenhead institute [Re: Phil_wirral]
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I went there too.

Ace school
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#254499 - 2nd Sep 2008 7:18pm Re: birkenhead institute [Re: golfvr]
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my uncle went to this who has passed away now due to ill health no

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#254737 - 3rd Sep 2008 1:22pm Re: birkenhead institute [Re: golfvr]
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Good to hear you went there too, and it was brilliant. I set up a site for anyone who wants to remember it pre-1993, when the school closed down. If you know anyone who is interested, please pass on the info on the site.

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#255155 - 5th Sep 2008 9:45am Re: birkenhead institute [Re: chriskay]
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I went to the B.I. in 1960 until 1967.It was when it was in Whetstone Lane, and it was a great building. Sadly it was pulled down in the 1970s, and the school closed in 1993 after it moved to Tollemache Road.

www.freewebs.com/birkenheadinstitute/

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#255429 - 7th Sep 2008 12:10am Re: birkenhead institute [Re: Phil_wirral]
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went to BI in tollemache rd from 1972-76

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#255495 - 7th Sep 2008 2:31pm Re: birkenhead institute [Re: oxtonmac]
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eney one els who went to bi needs to go and have a look at phil wirral link spot on http://www.freewebs.com/birkenheadinstitute/


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