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Arthur Seymour John Tessimond (Birkenhead, 19 July 1902 – Chelsea, London 13 May 1962) was an English poet.
The A41 is a major trunk road in England that links London and Birkenhead, although it has now in parts been superseded by motorways.
Academy schools are state-funded schools in England which are directly funded by the Department for Education and independent of local authority control.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Adrian Henri (10 April 1932 – 20 December 2000) was a British poet and painter best remembered as the founder of poetry-rock group the Liverpool Scene and as one of three poets in the best-selling anthology The Mersey Sound, along with Brian Patten and Roger McGough.
Alan Paul Rouse (19 December 1951 – 10 August 1986) was the first British climber to reach the summit of the second highest mountain in the world, K2, but died on the descent.
Sir Andreas Whittam Smith, (born Macclesfield 13 June 1937) is an English financial journalist, who was one of the founders of The Independent newspaper which began publication in October 1986 with Whittam Smith as editor.
Andrew Comyn "Sandy" Irvine (8 April 19028 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the 1924 British Everest Expedition, the third British expedition to the world's highest (8,848 m) mountain, Mount Everest.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Annie R. Merrylees Arnold (née Annie Russell Merrylees, 19 December 1866 – 5 September 1959) was a British miniature painter who worked in Scotland.
An apartment (American English), flat (British English) or unit (Australian English) is a self-contained housing unit (a type of residential real estate) that occupies only part of a building, generally on a single storey.
The Argyle Theatre was a theatre in Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Arriva North West Arriva Merseyside Limited formerly Merseyside Transport Limited Arriva North West Limited formerly North Western Road Car Company Limited is a bus operator running services in North West England.
Arrowe Park (also known as Arrowe Country Park) is a village and an area of parkland, woodland and leisure facilities to the west of Birkenhead within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, England.
Arrowe Park Hospital (APH) is a large, acute hospital, located on a 15-acre (6.1 ha) section of Arrowe Park, close to the village of Upton, Wirral, Merseyside.
Asian people or Asiatic peopleUnited States National Library of Medicine.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB or AuDB) is a national co-operative enterprise founded and maintained by the Australian National University (ANU) to produce authoritative biographical articles on eminent people in Australia's history.
Avon Buses is a bus operator based in Prenton providing services in Merseyside and Cheshire, England.
Awaydays is a 2009 British film directed by Pat Holden and stars Stephen Graham.
Bangor is a city in Gwynedd, northwest Wales.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
First studio was in Sir Thomas Street and the frequency was 95.85 BBC Radio Merseyside is the BBC Local Radio service for Merseyside, England.
The BBC Radiophonic Workshop was one of the sound effects units of the BBC, created in 1958 to produce incidental sounds and new music for radio and, later, television.
Bebington is a small town and electoral ward within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, in Merseyside, England.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
Bessie Bamber was a British artist from Birkenhead who was active between 1900 and 1910.
Bidston is a village, a parish and a suburb of Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, in the modern county of Merseyside.
Bidston Dock was a dock at Birkenhead, in England.
Bidston railway station is a railway station in Bidston, Birkenhead, on the Wirral, England.
Bidston Windmill is situated on Bidston Hill, near Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Big in Japan was a punk band that emerged from Liverpool, England in the late 1970s.
William Edward "Bill" Tidy, MBE (born 9 October 1933), is a British cartoonist, writer and television personality, known chiefly for his comic strips.
A birch is a thin-leaved deciduous hardwood tree of the genus Betula, in the family Betulaceae, which also includes alders, hazels, and hornbeams.
Birkenhead is a constituency recreated in 1950 represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 1979 by Frank Field of the Labour Party.
Birkenhead Central Library is one of twenty-four libraries (as of March 2011) forming the Wirral Library Service in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, Merseyside, England.
Birkenhead Central is a railway station serving the town of Birkenhead, Wirral, England.
Birkenhead Central TMD is a former traction maintenance depot located adjacent to Birkenhead Central railway station, in Birkenhead, England.
Birkenhead Corporation Tramways operated a tramway service in Birkenhead between 1901 and 1937.
Birkenhead Dock Branch is a disused railway line running from the South junction of Rock Ferry, to the site of the former Bidston Dock on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Birkenhead Dock railway station was situated in Birkenhead, Wirral, England.
Birkenhead General Hospital (known as Birkenhead Borough Hospital until 1926) was a hospital situated on Park Road North, between Prince Edward Street and Livingstone Street, in Birkenhead, England.
Birkenhead Grange Lane was a railway station in Birkenhead, England.
Birkenhead Hamilton Square railway station (commonly shortened to Hamilton Square station) is situated near Hamilton Square in Birkenhead, Wirral, England, on the Wirral Line of the Merseyrail network.
Birkenhead High School Academy is an all-ability state funded girls' Academy in Birkenhead, Wirral.
Birkenhead Mollington Street was a former Traction Maintenance Depot located at Mollington Street in Birkenhead, England, on the Birkenhead Dock Branch railway.
Birkenhead North railway station is situated in Birkenhead, Wirral, England.
Birkenhead North TMD is a traction maintenance depot, which is owned by Network Rail and located opposite Birkenhead North railway station, currently responsible for servicing and stabilng Merseyrail's fleet of Class 507 and 508 electric multiple units.
Birkenhead Park is a major public park located in the centre of Birkenhead, Merseyside, England.
Birkenhead Park Football Club is an English rugby union team based in Birkenhead, Wirral.
Birkenhead Park railway station is a two-platform through station situated in Birkenhead, Wirral, England.
Birkenhead Park School is a co-educational 11-16 secondary school with academy status located in Birkenhead on the Wirral Peninsula in England.
Birkenhead Priory is in Priory Street, Birkenhead, Merseyside, England.
Birkenhead School is an independent, selective, co-educational school located in Oxton on the Wirral Peninsula in the north west of England.
Birkenhead Sixth Form College specialises in A Level & BTEC education and is rated as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.
Birkenhead Town Hall is a town hall and former civic building in Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Birkenhead Woodside was a railway station at Woodside, in Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, Cheshire.
The Bishop of Birkenhead is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Chester, in the Province of York, England.
The Borderlands line (Welsh: Llinell y Gororau) is the railway line between Wrexham, Wales and Bidston on the Wirral in England.
Boreham Wood Football Club is a football club based in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England.
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), previously the British Board of Film Censors, is a non-governmental organization, founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films exhibited at cinemas and video works (such as television programmes, trailers, adverts, public Information/campaigning films, menus, bonus content etc.) released on physical media within the United Kingdom.
A bunker is a defensive military fortification designed to protect people or valued materials from falling bombs or other attacks.
C'mon Kids is the fifth album by The Boo Radleys, it was released in September 1996.
Cammell Laird is a British shipbuilding company.
Cammell Laird 1907 Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England.
Capital Liverpool is an Independent Local Radio station serving Liverpool, England.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The International Celtic Congress (Ar C'hendalc'h Keltiek, An Guntelles Keltek, Yn Cohaglym Celtiagh, A' Chòmhdhail Cheilteach, An Chomhdháil Cheilteach, Y Gyngres Geltaidd) is a cultural organisation that seeks to promote the Celtic languages of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall and the Isle of Man.
Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City.
Chariots of Fire is a 1981 British historical drama film.
Sir Charles Fox (11 March 1810 in Derby, United Kingdom – 11 June 1874) was an English civil engineer and contractor.
Charles Alexander Landsborough (born 26 October 1941) is a British country and folk musician and singer-songwriter.
Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.
Chester (Caer) is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales.
The Chester and Birkenhead Railway ran from Birkenhead to Chester, opened on 23 September 1840.
The Child Support Agency (CSA) was a delivery arm of the Department for Work and Pensions (Child Maintenance Group) in Great Britain and the former Department for Social Development in Northern Ireland.
Christopher Miles Boardman, MBE (born 26 August 1968) is a British former racing cyclist who won an individual pursuit gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics, broke the world hour record three times, and won three stages and wore the yellow jersey on three separate occasions at the Tour de France.
Christ Church is in Christchurch Road, Oxton, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, England.
The Church of Christ the King is in Beckwith Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, England.
The Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception is in Cavendish Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, England.
Clatterbridge Hospital (CGH) is a general hospital located on Clatterbridge Health Park in Bebington, Wirral, England.
Claughton is a residential district in Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Containerization is a system of intermodal freight transport using intermodal containers (also called shipping containers and ISO containers).
A conurbation is a region comprising a number of cities, large towns, and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban or industrially developed area.
Conway Park railway station is situated in the town centre of Birkenhead, Wirral, England.
County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
In civil engineering, a cut or cutting is where soil or rock material from a relative rise (elevated landscape) to an earlier section of the route is cut out to make way for a further section of the route, whether canal, road or railway line.
Dalek I Love You were a synthpop group from Liverpool, England.
Daniel Poole DCM & Bar (21 April 1882 – 13 August 1959) was an Australian soldier and sailor.
David Balfe (born 2 October 1958 in Carlisle, Cumberland) is a musician and record company executive, most notable for playing keyboards with The Teardrop Explodes, founding the Zoo and Food independent record labels, signing Blur and for being the subject of their first number one hit, "Country House".
David Alan Hughes (born 25 April 1960) is an English keyboardist who played in different new wave bands, and later became successful making music for films.
David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, (17 January 1863 – 26 March 1945) was a British statesman of the Liberal Party and the final Liberal to serve as Prime Minister.
David Anthony Thompson (born 12 September 1977) is an English football pundit, and former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.
The Della Robbia Pottery was a ceramic factory founded in 1894 in Birkenhead, England.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is the largest government department in the United Kingdom, and is responsible for welfare and pension policy.
Harry Desmond Briscoe (21 June 1925 – 7 December 2006) was an English composer, sound engineer and studio manager.
The Diocese of Chester is a Church of England diocese in the Province of York covering the pre-1974 county of Cheshire and therefore including the Wirral and parts of Stockport, Trafford and Tameside.
The Director-General of the British Broadcasting Corporation is chief executive and (from 1994) editor-in-chief of the BBC.
The Distinguished Conduct Medal, post-nominal letters DCM, was established in 1854 by Queen Victoria as a decoration for gallantry in the field by other ranks of the British Army.
William Ralph "Dixie" Dean (22 January 1907 – 1 March 1980) was an English footballer who played as a centre forward.
Douglas (Doolish) is the capital and largest town of the Isle of Man, with a population of 27,938 (2011).
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England.
Ruabon Druids F.C. (Welsh - CP Derwyddon) were a football club based in village of Ruabon near Wrexham, Wales.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Earl of Birkenhead was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
Edward I (17/18 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307.
Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II.
The Elim Pentecostal Church is a UK-based Pentecostal Christian denomination.
Ellesmere Port is a town and port in Cheshire, England, part of the Cheshire West and Chester local authority.
Declan Patrick MacManus (born 25 August 1954), better known by his stage name Elvis Costello, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, author, television presenter, and occasional actor.
Engine were a British boogie rock band formed in July 1979 in Birkenhead, near Liverpool, England.
The English Football League (EFL) is a league competition featuring professional football clubs from England and Wales.
Everton Football Club is a football club in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
Flaybrick Hill Cemetery was a municipal cemetery situated in Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
The flight deck of an aircraft carrier is the surface from which its aircraft take off and land, essentially a miniature airfield at sea.
The Third Division North of the Football League was a tier in the English football league system from 1921 to 1958.
Frank Ernest Field, (born 16 July 1942) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Birkenhead since 1979.
Frankby is a village on the Wirral Peninsula, in the Liverpool City Region, England, and is located between Greasby and West Kirby.
Freddy Marks (born on 10 September 1949 in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England) is an English musician and writer.
Frederick Law Olmsted (April 26, 1822 – August 28, 1903) was an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator.
Gennevilliers is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, in the Hauts-de-Seine département of France.
George Francis Train (March 24, 1829 – January 5, 1904) was an American entrepreneur who organized the clipper ship line that sailed around Cape Horn to San Francisco; he also organized the Union Pacific Railroad and the Credit Mobilier in the United States in 1864 to construct the eastern portion of the Transcontinental Railroad, and a horse tramway company in England while there during the American Civil War.
George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 – 8 or 9 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest, in the early 1920s.
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.
The Girls' Day School Trust (GDST) is a group of 25 independent schools - 23 schools and two academies - in England and Wales, catering for pupils aged 3 to 18.
Glenda May Jackson, CBE (born 9 May 1936) is a British actress and former Labour Party politician.
Godot was a synthpop band formed in England in November 1980, by Merseyside musicians Dave Hughes on instruments, and Keith Hartley on vocals and instruments.
Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.
The Grand Entrance to Birkenhead Park is at the northeast entrance to Birkenhead Park in Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, England.
The Grange Road West drill hall is a former military installation, and now a sports centre, in Birkenhead, Merseyside.
Greasby is a large village on the Wirral Peninsula, Merseyside, England.
Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.
The Great Float is a body of water on the Wirral Peninsula, England, formed from the natural tidal inlet, the Wallasey Pool.
Green Lane railway station is in the town of Birkenhead, Wirral, England, located in the district of Tranmere.
Half Man Half Biscuit are an English rock band, formed in 1984 in Birkenhead, Merseyside.
Hamilton Square is a town square in Birkenhead, Wirral, England.
The first Hamon de Massey was the owner of the manors of Agden, Baguley, Bowdon, Dunham, Hale and Little Bollington after the Norman conquest of England (1066), taking over from the Saxon thegn Aelfward according to Domesday Book.
Hawarden Airport (Maes Awyr Penarlâg), is an airport near Hawarden in Flintshire, Wales, near the border with England and west southwest of the English city of Chester.
Heart Wirral (formerly Wirral's Buzz) was an Independent Local Radio station broadcasting to the Wirral Peninsula, sharing its facilities with Heart Wrexham and Gold, in Gwersyllt, Wrexham.
Hedd Wyn (born Ellis Humphrey Evans, 13 January 188731 July 1917) was a Welsh-language poet who was killed on the first day of the Battle of Passchendaele during World War I. He was posthumously awarded the bard's chair at the 1917 National Eisteddfod.
Hedd Wyn is a 1992 Welsh anti-war biopic, written by Alan Llwyd and directed by Paul Turner.
Helsby is a village, civil parish and electoral ward in Cheshire, England, which in 2011 had a population of 4,972.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
Her Majesty's Land Registry is a non-ministerial department of the Government of the United Kingdom, created in 1862 to register the ownership of land and property in England and Wales.
HMNZS Achilles was a light cruiser which served with the Royal New Zealand Navy in the Second World War, the second of five in the class.
HMS Birkenhead, also referred to as HM Troopship Birkenhead or Steam Frigate Birkenhead, was one of the first iron-hulled ships built for the Royal Navy.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
An interchange station or a transfer station is a train station for more than one railway route in a public transport system that allows passengers to change from one route to another, often without having to leave a station or pay an additional fare.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Limited (abbreviated to IoMSPCo.) (Sheshaght Phaggad Bree Ellan Vannin) is the oldest continuously operating passenger shipping company in the world, celebrating its 180th anniversary in 2010.
The Italianate style of architecture was a distinct 19th-century phase in the history of Classical architecture.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television; informally Granada) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England and the Isle of Man.
James Gillespie Graham (11 June 1776–11 March 1855) was a Scottish architect, prominent in the early 19th century.
Jason Wynne McAteer (born 18 June 1971) is a retired professional footballer, who represented the Republic of Ireland at international level.
Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.
John Laird (14 June 1805 – 29 October 1874) was a shipbuilder and key figure in the development of the town of Birkenhead.
Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener, architect and Member of Parliament, best known for designing the Crystal Palace, and for cultivating the Cavendish banana, the most consumed banana in the Western world.
Gordon Keith Sinclair (born 3 December 1952) is a British Anglican bishop.
The Kingsway Tunnel (or Wallasey Tunnel) is a toll road tunnel under the River Mersey between Liverpool and Wallasey.
The Laird School of Art was a school of art situated on Park Road North, Birkenhead, Merseyside, England, overlooking Birkenhead Park.
Landican is a hamlet on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Latina is the capital of the province of Latina in the Lazio region, in central Italy.
Lewis Collins (27 May 1946 – 27 November 2013)"Happy Birthday Richard Hastilow, 65", The Times, 26 May 2010 was an English film and theatre actor.
Lionel James Gamlin (30 April 1903 – 16 October 1967).
This is a list of the most populous urban areas as at the 2011 census, as defined by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), although the basis for the sourced list (used for its ready availability of the data) is Citypopulation.de.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
Birkenhead is a town in Wirral, Merseyside, England.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
Liverpool Central railway station in Liverpool, England, forms a central hub of the Merseyrail network, being on both the Northern Line and the Wirral Line.
The Liverpool Echo is a newspaper published by Trinity Mirror based in Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, England.
Liverpool James Street railway station (commonly shortened to James Street station) is a railway station located in the centre of Liverpool, England, situated on the Wirral Line of the Merseyrail network.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is an international airport serving North West England.
Liverpool Lime Street is a terminus railway station, and the main station serving the city centre of Liverpool.
The Local Government Act 1888 (51 & 52 Vict. c.41) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which established county councils and county borough councils in England and Wales.
The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.
Lorient is a town (French "commune") and seaport in the Morbihan "department" of Brittany in North-Western France.
The M53 is an motorway in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral and Cheshire on the Wirral Peninsula in England.
Made in Liverpool is a local television station serving Liverpool City Region and surrounding areas.
Malcolm Holmes (born 28 July 1960 in Birkenhead, England) is a British drummer.
Manchester Airport is an international airport in Ringway, Manchester, England, south-west of Manchester city centre.
Marble Arch is a 19th-century white marble faced triumphal arch in London, England.
Mark Bell (21 June 1960 – 30 January 2009) was an English professional cyclist from Birkenhead.
Marks & Spencer Group plc (also known as M&S) is a major British multinational retailer headquartered in the City of Westminster, London.
Matthew James Sutherland Dawson, MBE (born 31 October 1972) is a retired English rugby union player who played scrum half for Northampton Saints and then London Wasps.
Meat Is Murder is the second studio album by English rock band the Smiths.
Muguette Mary "Megs" Jenkins (21 April 1917 – 5 October 1998) was an English character actress who appeared in British films and television programmes.
The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company (MDHC), formerly the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board (MDHB), owns and administers the dock facilities of the Port of Liverpool, on the River Mersey, England.
The Mersey Ferry is a ferry service operating on the River Mersey in north west England, between Liverpool and Birkenhead/Wallasey on the Wirral Peninsula.
The Mersey Railway was a passenger railway that connected the communities of Liverpool and Birkenhead, England, which lie on opposite banks of the River Mersey, via the Mersey Railway Tunnel from 1886 to 1948.
Merseyrail is both a train operating company (TOC) and a commuter rail network in and around Liverpool City Region, England.
Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1.38 million.
Merseytravel is the passenger transport executive responsible for the coordination of public transport in the Liverpool City Region, North West England.
The Metropolitan Borough of Wirral is a metropolitan borough of Merseyside, in North West England.
The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level administrative division of England.
Michael Marks (Polish: Michał Marks; – 31 December 1907), was a Polish-Jewish businessman, entrepreneur and one of the two co-founders of the British retail chain Marks & Spencer.
Michael Z. Williamson is a science fiction and military fiction author.
Midland is a city in and the county seat of Midland County, Texas, United States, on the Southern Plains of the state's western area.
Miles Peter Kane (born 17 March 1986) is an English musician, best known as a solo artist and the co-frontman of the Last Shadow Puppets.
Moorfields station is an underground railway station in the city centre of Liverpool, England.
A mosque (from masjid) is a place of worship for Muslims.
Municipal boroughs were a type of local government district which existed in England and Wales between 1835 and 1974, in Northern Ireland from 1840 to 1973 and in the Republic of Ireland from 1840 to 2002.
The National Eisteddfod of Wales (Welsh: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru) is the most important of several eisteddfodau that are held annually, mostly in Wales.
National Express is an intercity and InterRegional coach operator providing services throughout Great Britain.
The National League is an association football league in England consisting of three divisions, the National League, National League North and National League South.
The National Unemployed Workers' Movement was a British organisation set up in 1921 by members of the Communist Party of Great Britain.
New Brighton is a seaside resort forming part of the town of Wallasey within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England.
The New Town is a central area of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
A primary care trust (PCT) was part of the National Health Service in England from 2001 to 2013.
Nigel Howard Adkins (born 11 March 1965) is an English former professional footballer, physiotherapist and manager who is the manager of Championship club Hull City.
Noctorum is a suburb of Birkenhead, Merseyside, England, in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral.
The term Norman architecture is used to categorise styles of Romanesque architecture developed by the Normans in the various lands under their dominion or influence in the 11th and 12th centuries.
Norman Thelwell (3 May 1923 – 7 February 2004) was an English cartoonist well known for his humorous illustrations of ponies and horses.
The North West Counties Football League is a football league in the North West of England, and is known as the Hallmark Security League for sponsorship reasons.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are an English electronic music band formed in Wirral, Merseyside in 1978.
The Order of Saint Benedict (OSB; Latin: Ordo Sancti Benedicti), also known as the Black Monksin reference to the colour of its members' habitsis a Catholic religious order of independent monastic communities that observe the Rule of Saint Benedict.
Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.
Oswestry (Croesoswallt) is a large market town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, close to the Welsh border.
Oxton is a village and township in Wirral Borough, Merseyside, England.
Dame Katherine Patricia Routledge, (--> born 17 February 1929) is an English actress and singer.
Paul David Heaton (born 9 May 1962) is an English singer-songwriter.
Paul James O'Grady, MBE (born 14 June 1955) is an English comedian, television presenter, actor, writer and radio disc jockey.
Peter Davenport (born 24 March 1961) is an English former professional footballer and manager who has managed teams in both the Welsh and English leagues.
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is a concert hall in Hope Street, in Liverpool, England.
Brigadier Sir Philip John Denton Toosey (12 August 1904 – 22 December 1975) was, as a lieutenant colonel, the senior Allied officer in the Japanese prisoner-of-war camp at Tha Maa Kham (known as Tamarkan) in Thailand during World War II.
Philip Wilson Steer (28 December 1860 – 18 March 1942) was a British painter of landscapes, seascapes plus portraits and figure studies.
The Port of Liverpool is the enclosed dock system that runs from Brunswick Dock in Liverpool to Seaforth Dock, Seaforth, on the east side of the River Mersey and the Birkenhead Docks between Birkenhead and Wallasey on the west side of the river.
Poulton is an area of the town of Wallasey, on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Prenton is a Village on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Prenton Park is an association football stadium in Birkenhead, England.
Presbyterianism is a part of the reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to Britain, particularly Scotland, and Ireland.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
The Queensway Tunnel is a road tunnel under the River Mersey, in the north west of England, between Liverpool and Birkenhead.
Rachel Heal (born 1 April 1973 in Bebington, Wirral, Cheshire) is an English former racing cyclist.
Radio City (previously known as 96.7 City FM and 194 Radio City) is a British Independent Local Radio station, based in Liverpool, and serving Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales.
Radio City 2 is a Independent Local Radio station, based in Liverpool and serving Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales on 105.9 FM.
Radio City Talk is an Independent Local Radio station in Liverpool, England.
RAF Hooton Park, on the Wirral Peninsula, Cheshire, was a Royal Air Force station originally built for the Royal Flying Corps in 1917 as a training aerodrome for pilots in World War I. During the early/mid-1930s, it was one of the two airfields (with Liverpool Speke) handling scheduled services for the Merseyside region.
Royal Air Force Woodvale or RAF Woodvale is a Royal Air Force Station located next to the town of Formby in an area called Woodvale- just South of Southport, Merseyside.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
In law, receivership is a situation in which an institution or enterprise is held by a receiver—a person "placed in the custodial responsibility for the property of others, including tangible and intangible assets and rights"—especially in cases where a company cannot meet financial obligations or enters bankruptcy.
The River Mersey is a river in the North West of England.
Robert George Talbot Kelly (1861–1934) was an English orientalist landscape and genre painter, author and illustrator.
Rock Ferry is an area of Birkenhead on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Rock Ferry railway station is situated in the Rock Ferry area of Birkenhead, Wirral, England.
Rod, Jane and Freddy were a singing trio who appeared in children's programming on the British TV channel ITV in the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Shrewsbury is a Roman Catholic diocese which encompasses the pre-1974 counties of Shropshire and Cheshire in the North West and West Midlands of England.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is a civilian-manned fleet owned by the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence, whose purpose is to support the Royal Navy to maintain operations around the world.
A Royal Research Ship (RRS) is a merchant navy vessel of the United Kingdom that conducts scientific research for Her Majesty's Government.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)The Times, (London) 18 January 1936, p. 12 was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is the governing body for rugby union in England.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Scouting or the Scout Movement is a movement that aims to support young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, that they may play constructive roles in society, with a strong focus on the outdoors and survival skills.
A sea trial is the testing phase of a watercraft (including boats, ships, and submarines).
Seacombe is a district of the town of Wallasey, on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.
Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.
Shotton is a town in Flintshire, Wales, lying within the Deeside conurbation along the River Dee, adjoining Connah's Quay, near the border with England.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
St Anselm's College is a Roman Catholic grammar school with academy status located in Merseyside, England.
Vicar: Rev Steve Mansfield St James' Church stands on an island site in Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, England.
St Werburgh's Church is in Grange Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, England.
A stagecoach is a four-wheeled public coach used to carry paying passengers and light packages on journeys long enough to need a change of horses.
Stagecoach North West was a major operator of bus services in North West England.
Stena Line is one of the largest ferry operators in the world.
Stephen Philip Cummings (born 19 March 1981) is an English racing cyclist for World Tour cycling team.
A suffragan bishop is a bishop subordinate to a metropolitan bishop or diocesan bishop.
A synagogue, also spelled synagog (pronounced; from Greek συναγωγή,, 'assembly', בית כנסת, 'house of assembly' or, "house of prayer", Yiddish: שול shul, Ladino: אסנוגה or קהל), is a Jewish house of prayer.
Taron David Egerton (born 10 November 1989) is an English actor and singer.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The Beautiful South were an English pop group formed in 1988 by Paul Heaton and Dave Hemingway, two former members of the Hull group the Housemartins, both of whom performed lead and backing vocals.
The Birket is a tributary of the River Mersey, in Wirral, Merseyside.
The Boo Radleys were an English alternative rock band of the 1990s who were associated with the shoegazing and Britpop movements.
The Bridge on the River Kwai is a 1957 British-American epic war film directed by David Lean and based on the novel Le Pont de la Rivière Kwai (1952) by Pierre Boulle.
The Co-operative Group, trading as the Co-op, is a British consumer co-operative with a diverse family of retail businesses including food retail and wholesale; electrical retail; financial services; insurance services; legal services and funeralcare, with in excess of 4,200 locations.
The Crystal Palace was a cast-iron and plate-glass structure originally built in Hyde Park, London, to house the Great Exhibition of 1851.
The Fall were an English post-punk band, formed in 1976 in Prestwich, Greater Manchester.
The Housemartins were an English indie rock band formed in Hull who were active in the 1980s, and charted three top ten albums and six top twenty singles in the UK.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Last Shadow Puppets are an English supergroup consisting of Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys), Miles Kane (The Rascals, solo artist), James Ford (Simian, Simian Mobile Disco, music producer), and Zach Dawes (Mini Mansions).
The Passage were a post-punk band from Manchester, UK who appeared on several record labels including Object Music, Cherry Red Records, and their own label Night & Day, a subsidiary label to Virgin Records.
The Peel Group (commonly known by its former name Peel Holdings) is one of the UK's foremost privately owned investment enterprises, embracing a broad range of sectors - land and property; transport and logistics; retail and leisure; energy and media.
The Rascals were an English rock band formed in Hoylake, Merseyside in 2007.
The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982.
The Teardrop Explodes were an English post-punk/neo-psychedelic band formed in Liverpool in 1978.
A theatre organ (also known as a theater organ, or a cinema organ) is a distinct type of pipe organ originally developed to provide music and sound effects to accompany silent films during the first 3 decades of the 20th century.
Thingwall is a village on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Tom Palin is a British painter.
Tony Friel (born in Birkenhead, Wirral, Cheshire, 4 May 1958) is a bass guitarist known for his role in different new wave bands.
Anthony William Hall, Baron Hall of Birkenhead, (born 3 March 1951) is the Director-General of the BBC.
Trafalgar Square is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
Tranmere Rovers Football Club is a professional association football club based in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England.
Tranmere is a suburb of Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, England. Administratively, it is also a ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral. Before local government reorganisation on 1 April 1974, it was part of the County Borough of Birkenhead, within the geographical county of Cheshire. At the 2001 Census, the population of Tranmere was 11,668 (5,399 males, 6,269 females).
A trunk road, trunk highway, or strategic road is a major road, usually connecting two or more cities, ports, airports and other places, which is the recommended route for long-distance and freight traffic.
Twelve Quays is a ferry terminal and business park which is located between East Float and the River Mersey at Birkenhead, in England.
In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not governed by a local municipal corporation; similarly an unincorporated community is a settlement that is not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but rather is administered as part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, parish, borough, county, city, canton, state, province or country.
A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
Upton is a village in the northern part of the Wirral Peninsula, England, and is situated within of Birkenhead, of the Dee Estuary, a similar distance from the River Mersey, and from the Irish Sea.
Margaret Valerie Masterson CBE (born 3 June 1937), is a retired English opera singer, a lecturer and Vice-President of British Youth Opera.
Vittoria Dock is a dock in Birkenhead, Wirral Peninsula, England.
Wallasey is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, in Merseyside, England, on the mouth of the River Mersey, at the northeastern corner of the Wirral Peninsula.
The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors.
West Kirby is a town on the north-west corner of the Wirral Peninsula in Merseyside, England, at the mouth of the River Dee.
White British is an ethnicity classification used in the 2011 United Kingdom Census.
Wilfred Edward Salter Owen, MC (18 March 1893 – 4 November 1918) was an English poet and soldier.
William Laird (15 February 1780 – 27 October 1841) was a Scottish shipbuilder and developer who was responsible for what later became the Cammell Laird shipyard, and for starting the substantial development of its adjoining town, Birkenhead, on the Wirral in England.
The Williamson Art Gallery and Museum is situated in Claughton, Birkenhead, Merseyside, England and houses the town's collection of art.
Gateway Church Wirral is a church on Woodchurch Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, England.
The Hundred of Wirral is the ancient administrative area for the Wirral Peninsula.
The Wirral line is one of two commuter railway lines operated by Merseyrail and centred on Merseyside, England, the other being the Northern line.
Wirral Met College is a Further and Higher Education College situated on the Wirral Peninsula, in the north-west of England.
Wirral, also known as The Wirral, is a peninsula in northwest England.
The Wirral Railway was a railway network in the northern part of the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Wirral Transport Museum is a museum situated approximately from the Mersey Ferry service at Woodside, Birkenhead, England.
Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (WUTH) is an NHS Foundation Trust.
Wirral Waters is a large scale £4.5bn development that has been proposed by the Peel Group for Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, England.
Woodchurch is an area of Birkenhead on the Wirral Peninsula, in England.
Woodside is a small riverside locality in Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, England, situated almost opposite Liverpool Pier Head across the River Mersey.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Wrexham (Wrecsam) is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre.
The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), often simply called the Y, is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 58 million beneficiaries from 125 national associations.
The 1924 British Mount Everest expedition was—after the 1922 British Mount Everest expedition—the second expedition with the goal of achieving the first ascent of Mount Everest.
The 1986 K2 disaster refers to a period from 6 August to 10 August 1986, when five mountaineers died on K2 in the Karakoram during a severe storm.
The 3rd World Scout Jamboree was held in 1929 at Arrowe Park in Upton, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
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