- a seaport in Merseyside metropolitan county, in W England, on the Mersey River opposite Liverpool.
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The ship had been put in dock at Birkenhead, on the opposite side of the Mersey.The English at the North Pole
It was in this locality, also, that the “Birkenhead” troop-ship was lost.The Voyages of the Ranger and Crusader
On that Point, in February 1852, the Birkenhead was wrecked.Six Months at the Cape
You may see his statue in front of the Birkenhead Town Hall.
One of the Lairds was Birkenhead's first member of Parliament.
- a port in NW England, in Wirral unitary authority, Merseyside: former shipbuilding centre. Pop: 83 729 (2001)
- Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of, known as F. E. Smith . 1872–1930, British Conservative statesman, lawyer, and orator
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