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#278530 - 29th Dec 2008 1:36pm 1889 Birkenhead Map
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1889 Birkenhead Map


The following map was scanned and forwarded onto us by
dava2479 ( Thanks for Sharing )


Ive re-joined the map as you can see above.
You can if you wish download it in full.

This is what you can expect from the Town Area ( In Green )
And the Full map closer again split or in Full.
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#278549 - 29th Dec 2008 2:24pm Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: Mark]
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thanks for Sharing dava thumbsup

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#278593 - 29th Dec 2008 4:50pm Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: ]
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Your welcome Jase,Mark I have to say you have done an outstanding job on the stitching.Did not expect it to turn out as well as that.Excellent job mate. clap

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#278891 - 30th Dec 2008 7:00pm Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: Dava2479]
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You may also find this helpful too smile

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#279518 - 2nd Jan 2009 2:20pm Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: Mark]
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A big thank you mate. Very much appreciated.

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#280015 - 3rd Jan 2009 11:46pm Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: ]
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I was looking at the Deeds to my mothers house the other day and on that map is Brill street fantastic.. The map answers a long awaited question was the house older than 100 years and yes it is ive found out that 6 houses in brill street are dated 1890 and the rest are later houses.. On the corner of brill street used to be a Church called St Annes Parish church where the car park for the Cavendish Enterprise centre is (Brassey Street School) thanks for posting this map dava fantastic happy
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#280027 - 4th Jan 2009 12:03am Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: SoundLad]
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It`s good to know someone has benefitted from it bud. happy

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#280029 - 4th Jan 2009 12:05am Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: Dava2479]
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Soundlad,I have to add that I had a big helping hand from Mark to enable me to post it.

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#280045 - 4th Jan 2009 1:37am Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: Dava2479]
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The most interesting feature for me on that map is the Connah's Quay railway line, which was actually opened in 1896, but it also shows the proposed branch to Central station, which was never built, although it was almost resurrected in the 30's & even considered in the 60's.
A great map historically, but with a number of omissions.
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#280152 - 4th Jan 2009 2:21pm Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: SoundLad]
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Slight correction regarding that church that use to be on the corner of Brill Stret. It was St Anne's Mission Church. St Anne's Parish church is still standing and is between Beckwith Street and St Anne's Street a hundred yards down Beckwith street from Duke street. The Parish Church of St Anne was built and in use by 1850
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#280340 - 4th Jan 2009 8:35pm Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: jimbob]
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Good spot jimbob thumbsup
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#280370 - 4th Jan 2009 9:12pm Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: jimbob]
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Originally Posted By: jimbob
Slight correction regarding that church that use to be on the corner of Brill Stret. It was St Anne's Mission Church. St Anne's Parish church is still standing and is between Beckwith Street and St Anne's Street a hundred yards down Beckwith street from Duke street. The Parish Church of St Anne was built and in use by 1850


I know it well mate,when I was a wee nipper I went to ST.Anne`s school which was situated at the back of the church.Houses on the site now.

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#280489 - 5th Jan 2009 12:15am Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: Dava2479]
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jimbob happy smack yep doh!
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#468801 - 3rd Feb 2011 3:44pm Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: SoundLad]
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complete beginner using image progs like Paintshop and Photoshop etc

I would like to know how to stitch maps together - any info?

a small tutorial possibly

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#1018404 - 26th Aug 2016 10:51pm Re: 1889 Birkenhead Map [Re: Mark]
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[quote=Mark]1889 Birkenhead Map


I must say Mark, thank you thumbsup
Now that is the the type of post I wish was contributed a bit more
It is a shame not more enthusiasm is shown to the History section as has been in the past
The History of our past has too much to offer to get bored with and more is to be discovered
The old topics have more to offer and are never exhausted with a new eye
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