News items are shown below, with the most recent first.

  • The Archives team met on their last Monday before Christmas to enjoy coffee, mince pies and treats at the home of Ian and Marilyn Boumphrey.


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  • Just before Graham Hurton died in November 2015 he completed a comprehensive diary relating to the property of the School.

    It identifies the Land and Buildings, records the removal and... [more...]

  • Roger Ewing
    Old Birkonian Society

    Dear Roger:
                            Thank you for the warm welcome you and your fellow members gave my wife, Joan, and me on... [more...]

  • Graham Ellis, on his retirement from  the Music Department, discovered during his “clear out” a most interesting collection of letters dating back to the 1880s.  These had been collected by the... [more...]

  • Trinity with Palm Grove Church held a presentation of their War Memorial Project 1914 - 18 on Saturday 8th November at the Church Hall. Of the 31 casualties who were members of Trinity, 10 were... [more...]

  • We have received a letter written by F.E. Smith [Lord Birkenhead] to the Breckfield Conservative Club, Liverpool. We thank the Wilfred Owen Archive in Argyle Street, Birkenhead for the donation.... [more...]

  • As Mary's time at Birkenhead School has progressed she has developed a productive link with the team at Archives. Her invaluable link with Old Birkonians over the years has helped the Old... [more...]

  • On Monday 27th January a new member joined the Archives Team. Having recently been made homeless he felt the Archives would be an ideal residence until something better was available! The Team are... [more...]

  • The Head and OBS Chairmen in Archives

    The Archives were opened on Saturday morning ahead of the OB Society AGM. Visitors were welcomed by members of the team who were available to answer questions and assist by locating any required... [more...]

  • OBS Badge

    Alan Dean OB [1948 - 1953]  was a member of the School CCF contingent that provided the Guard of Honour on Sunday 31st May,1953, for a combined Coronation and Civic Service at St. Mary's Church.... [more...]