It lies opposite Liverpool, on the east shore of the peninsula of Wirral, and is served by the Birkenhead (London & North-Western and Great Western joint) and the Wirral railways.
The system extends from Rock Ferry and Park stations on the Cheshire side to the low-level at Central Station in Liverpool, and has connexions on the Cheshire side with the Great Western, NorthWestern, Wirral and various local lines.
Woodside Ferry may still be regarded as the principal entrance to Birkenhead and the Wirral from Liverpool.
WALLASEY, an urban district in the Wirral parliamentary division of Cheshire, England, 2 m.
HOYLAKE, a watering-place in the Wirral parliamentary division of Cheshire, England, 8 m.
Of Birkenhead, on the Wirral railway.