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#277632 - 22nd Dec 2008 11:54pm Local history books
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#277655 - 23rd Dec 2008 8:37am Re: Local history books [Re: Dava2479]
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Thanks Dava am always looking for books on Local History. Just bought one on ebay called "A Perambulation of the Wirral Hundred in the County of Chester" by Harold Edgar Young. Written in 1909 it a fascinating incite into what life was like at that time. Full of cools pics as well. Recommend it if you haven't already got it.

#277666 - 23rd Dec 2008 11:31am Re: Local history books [Re: ghostly1]
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no I hav`nt got it,that`s something else I need to get my hands on.Thanks for the info Ghostly.

#279104 - 31st Dec 2008 11:29am Re: Local history books [Re: Dava2479]
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Good book that one lads, bought it years ago for six shilling = 30p, Here is a page from it on ships that dropped cargo off at West Kirby and Hilbre around 1565-1572.

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#282608 - 11th Jan 2009 4:15am Re: Local history books [Re: bert1]
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Could have saved your money Ghost!

If anyone wants to look at some more, well worth while! Not as good as holding it in your hand but as good as if you're sat an a computer!

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#325995 - 5th Jun 2009 12:22pm Local history books
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> The Birkenhead Railway- T.B Maund
> Lost Railways of Cheshire- Leslie Oppitz
> Lost Railways of Lancashire - Gordon Suggitt
> Lost Railways of Merseyside & Greater Manchester - Gordon Suggitt
> Lost Lines: Liverpool and the Mersey- Nigel Welbourn
> Merseyrail Electrics the inside story- T.B Maund (lost frown ) > Wirral Country bus - T.B Maund
> Birkenhead Tramways 1901 - 1937 (can't remember author)
> The Birkenhead Bus - T.B Maund
> Railway Stations of the Wirral- Merseyside Railway History group (i think)

i have a few more such as criminal wirral, a rail magazine from 1967 with an article about Monks Ferry Station, a lot of railway related magazines and a few books with old pics of the wirral

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#326061 - 5th Jun 2009 5:20pm Re: Local history books [Re: LukeORourke]

Almost An Island - Noel E Smith

Sandstone & Mortar - Noel E Smith

Mersey Ferries : Vol 1 - T.B Maund

Mersey Ferries : Vol 2 - T.B Maund

Around Wallasey And New Brighton - Ralph Rimmer

Medical Matters of Walalsey - Dr Richard A Smye

Helmets, Handcuff And Hoses (Story of Wallasey Police) - Noel E Smith

Yesterday's Wirral Pictorial Histpry (1890 - 1953) - Ian Boumphrey

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Wirral Memories - True North Publications

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The Inviting Shore: 1830-1939 Pt. 1: Social History of New Brighton: 1830-1939 Pt. 1 - Anthony Miller

The Tramways Of Wallasey & Birkenhead - T.B Maund & M. Jenkins

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