- Eastham was a township in Eastham ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ
3580), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- Since 1974 it has been an unparished area in the county of Merseyside.
- It includes the hamlets of Carlett Park and Plymyard.
- The population was 348 in 1801, 419 in 1851, 913 in 1901, and 5598 in 1951.
Churches and Chapels
- Eastham: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish
church for the township of Eastham.
- Eastham, United Reformed Church, Crossthwaite Avenue. Founded in 1943.
Local Government Districts
- Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
- Wirral Rural District (1894-1933)
- Bebington Urban District (1933-37)
- Bebington Municipal Borough (1937-1974)
- Wirral [Merseyside] (1974+)
- Eastham Churchyard, Eastham Village Road. Maintained jointly by the
local authority and St. Mary's Church.
- Plymyard Cemetery, Bride Road. Opened 1930.
- South Cheshire (1832-67)
- West Cheshire (1868-85)
- Wirral (1885-1948)
- Bebington (1948-74)
Petty Sessional Divisions
Poor Law Unions
- Wirral (1837-1974)
- Birkenhead (1974-98)
- Wirral (1998+)
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