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#835886 - 9th Nov 2013 12:30pm Photo Index at Birkenhead Library
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While googling for Derby Arms Bunkers Hill higher Bebington came across a downloadable pdf of the photos at the library
Sorry can't find the address to link to (was on the 2nd page of the above google)

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Birkenhead Reference Library - Photo Index.pdf

www.wirral.gov.uk/downloads/5906‎

Have any of the other libraries or Archives have also done this? If so any links please.



Originally Posted By: derekdwc
You can to it from this link click

just noticed loads of other downloads as well


Edited by Mark (26th Apr 2014 8:59am)

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#835905 - 9th Nov 2013 1:15pm Re: Photo Index at Birkenhead Library [Re: derekdwc]
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Nice find, Derek.
309 pages, 40 items per page - all searchable in PDF - great!

I guess the reference number indicates where the document lives. They can't all be in the Cheshire Lines archives, can they?

Surely you need something in the librarys to go and look at?

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#835951 - 9th Nov 2013 3:26pm Re: Photo Index at Birkenhead Library [Re: derekdwc]
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Converted it into an excel to sort and search alphabetically.
There's quite a few photos I'd like to see.
Don't know if any of them are in the Archives.
Wonder if Wallasey library and Archives have a downloadable list of their photos.
I'll phone the libraries and Archives next week to ask

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#836330 - 11th Nov 2013 1:32pm Re: Photo Index at Birkenhead Library [Re: derekdwc]
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Wallasey Library are thinking of doing one online

Lower Bebington haven't but do have a cd with photos on that you can ask for to look at on their computers.

Archives haven't

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#836338 - 11th Nov 2013 2:07pm Re: Photo Index at Birkenhead Library [Re: Norton]
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Originally Posted By: Norton
Nice find, Derek.
309 pages, 40 items per page - all searchable in PDF - great!

309 pages? I get 592
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#836348 - 11th Nov 2013 2:19pm Re: Photo Index at Birkenhead Library [Re: derekdwc]
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I get 592 as well

Derek, is there a link to wallasey library?
The link google throws up doesn't work www.wirral-libraries.net

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#836354 - 11th Nov 2013 2:43pm Re: Photo Index at Birkenhead Library [Re: derekdwc]
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I phoned the 3 of them to ask

I got 592 pages as well, though on converting using Abbyy Finereader 11)to excel (office 97) there appears to be no text on some pages


Edited by derekdwc (11th Nov 2013 2:50pm)

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#871989 - 24th Apr 2014 9:32am Re: Photo Index at Birkenhead Library [Re: derekdwc]
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You can to it from this link click

just noticed loads of other downloads as well

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#877726 - 28th May 2014 10:37am Re: Photo Index at Birkenhead Library [Re: derekdwc]
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