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#670523 - 25th Feb 2012 11:12pm Birkenhead In Its Infancy - memoir, 1901
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This short memoir of early Birkenhead was written in 1901 by Harriet Salt, the daughter of wealthy shipowner Joseph Harrison. Harrison moved his family to Birkenhead in the early 1820s, when it was still an undeveloped rural backwater.


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#670531 - 26th Feb 2012 12:07am Re: Birkenhead In Its Infancy - memoir, 1901 [Re: yoller]
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Nice read, its like reading about some strange place with hints of a place you know like the back of your hand, very strange, still very enjoyable thanks Yoller.

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#670545 - 26th Feb 2012 8:12am Re: Birkenhead In Its Infancy - memoir, 1901 [Re: yoller]
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No doubt the cottage is non existant now?

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#670608 - 26th Feb 2012 1:15pm Re: Birkenhead In Its Infancy - memoir, 1901 [Re: yoller]
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Thanks yoller enjoyed it

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#670627 - 26th Feb 2012 2:16pm Re: Birkenhead In Its Infancy - memoir, 1901 [Re: yoller]
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Many thanks for that yoller. Great stuff.

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#670637 - 26th Feb 2012 3:09pm Re: Birkenhead In Its Infancy - memoir, 1901 [Re: ]
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Yes, thanks, yoller; a good find.
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