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By Ian Collard

even supposing its first population have been medieval clergymen, Birkenhead started to develop in the course of the 19th century due to its hyperlinks with Liverpool. Later, exchange from around the globe started to move throughout the docks and the city turned a centre for shipbuilding, the 1st iron-built send acquired for the British executive having been made there. yet Birkenhead has one other facet; it had the 1st road tramway in Europe, whereas town s park motivated important Park in manhattan. In Birkenhead via Time, Ian Collard makes use of a superb number of pictures to take us throughout the city s background. those illustrate the docks, the well-known park and William Lever s Port sun works, in addition to outlets, faculties, church buildings, homes and highway scenes of the area people, whereas the advent supplies an summary of Birkenhead s historical past. Birkenhead via Time is a wealthy checklist of the improvement and regeneration of Birkenhead.

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