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Table 1A: List of Places in Wirral Registration District (1837-1974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Arrowe

Cheshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Birkenhead and Irby.

Barnston

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Bebington cum Bromborough

Cheshire

1922

1974

Created 1.4.1922 from the parishes of Lower Bebington, Bromborough, and Higher Bebington. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Bidston cum Ford

Cheshire

1837

1861

See Table 2, note (a).

Birkenhead

Cheshire

1837

1861

See Table 2, note (a).

Birkenhead (part)

Cheshire

1898

1898

Only that part which until 31.3.1898 formed the parish of Rock Ferry and part of the parish of Lower Bebington. See also Table 2, note (b).

Brimstage

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Bromborough

Cheshire

1837

1922

Abolished 1.4.1922 to become part of the parish of Bebington cum Bromborough.

Burton

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Ellesmere Port & Neston. See also Table 2, note (l).

Caldy

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Childer Thornton

Cheshire

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (j).

Claughton with Grange

Cheshire

1837

1861

See Table 2, note (a).

Eastham

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Ellesmere Port

Cheshire

1911

1937

Created 1.4.1911 from the parishes of Whitby, Overpool, and Netherpool. See also Table 2, note (j).

Frankby

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Gayton

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Grange

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Greasby

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Great Meolse

Cheshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become part of the parish of Hoylake cum West Kirby.

Great Neston

Cheshire

1837

1894

Abolished 30.9.1894 to become part of the parish of Neston cum Parkgate.

Great Sutton

Cheshire

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (j).

Heswall cum Oldfield

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Higher Bebington

Cheshire

1837

1922

Abolished 1.4.1922 to become part of the parish of Bebington cum Bromborough. See also Table 2, note (b).

Hoose

Cheshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become part of the parish of Hoylake cum West Kirby.

Hooton

Cheshire

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (j).

Hoylake cum West Kirby

Cheshire

1894

1974

Created 1894 out of the parishes of West Kirby, Little Meolse, Hoose, Great Meolse, and Grange. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Irby

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Landican

Cheshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Birkenhead.

Ledsham

Cheshire

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (j).

Leighton

Cheshire

1837

1894

Abolished 30.9.1894 to become part of the parish of Neston cum Parkgate.

Liscard

Cheshire

1837

1861

See Table 2, note (a).

Little Meolse

Cheshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become part of the parish of Hoylake cum West Kirby.

Little Neston

Cheshire

1837

1894

Abolished 30.9.1894 to become part of the parish of Neston cum Parkgate.

Little Sutton

Cheshire

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (j).

Lower Bebington

Cheshire

1837

1922

Abolished 1.4.1922 to become part of the parish of Bebington cum Bromborough.

Moreton

Cheshire

1837

1928

Abolished 1.4.1928 to become part of the parish of Wallasey. See also Table 2, note (d).

Ness

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Ellesmere Port & Neston. See also Table 2, note (l).

Neston cum Parkgate

Cheshire

1894

1974

Created 30.9.1894 from the parishes of Great Neston, Little Neston, and Leighton. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Ellesmere Port & Neston. See also Table 2, note (l).

Netherpool

Cheshire

1837

1911

Abolished 1.4.1911 to become part of the parish of Ellesmere Port.

Newton with Larton

Cheshire

1837

1889

Abolished 24.3.1889 to become part of the parish of Grange.

Noctorum

Cheshire

1837

1861

See Table 2, note (a).

Overpool

Cheshire

1837

1911

Abolished 1.4.1911 to become part of the parish of Ellesmere Port.

Oxton

Cheshire

1837

1861

See Table 2, note (a).

Pensby

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Poulton cum Seacombe

Cheshire

1837

1861

See Table 2, note (a).

Poulton cum Spital

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Prenton

Cheshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Birkenhead.

Puddington

Cheshire

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (j).

Raby

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Rock Ferry

Cheshire

1894

1898

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Higher Bebington in Birkenhead County Borough. Abolished 31.3.1898 to become part of the parish of Birkenhead.

Saughall Massie

Cheshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Wallasey and Grange.

Storeton

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Thingwall

Cheshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Birkenhead.

Thornton Hough

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Thurstaston

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Wirral. See also Table 2, note (k).

Tranmere

Cheshire

1837

1861

See Table 2, note (a).

Upton by Birkenhead

Cheshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Birkenhead and Wallasey.

Wallasey

Cheshire

1837

1861

See Table 2, note (a).

Wallasey (part)

Cheshire

1933

1936

Only that part which until 1.4.1933 formed the parts of the parishes of Saughall Massie and Upton by Birkenhead.

West Kirby

Cheshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become part of the parish of Hoylake cum West Kirby.

Whitby

Cheshire

1837

1911

Abolished 1.4.1911 to become part of the parish of Ellesmere Port.

Willaston

Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Ellesmere Port & Neston. See also Table 2, note (l).

Woodchurch

Cheshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Birkenhead.

Table 1B: List of Places in Wirral Registration District (from 1998)

Unparished Area

County

From

To

Comments

Wirral Merseyside

1998

Unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (m) and (n).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Wirral Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

2.7.1861

(a)

Lost the parishes of Bidston cum Ford, Birkenhead, Claughton with Grange, Liscard, Noctorum, Oxton, Poulton cum Seacombe, Tranmere, and Wallasey, to Birkenhead registration district.

36212 in 1861

1.4.1898

(c)

Lost the part in the parish of Birkenhead (which until 1.4.1898 formed the parish of Rock Ferry and part of the parish of Lower Bebington) to Tranmere sub-district of Birkenhead registration district.

2951 in 1891

1.4.1928

(d)

Lost the parish of Moreton (which became part of the parish of Wallasey on 1.4.1928) to Birkenhead registration district.

4029 in 1921

1.1.1936

(e)

Lost the part in the parish of Wallasey (which until 1.4.1933 formed the parts of the parishes of Saughall Massie and Upton by Birkenhead.) to Wallasey registration district.

735 in 1931

1.4.1937

(g)

Lost the part in the parish of Birkenhead (which until 1.4.1933 formed the parishes of Landican, Prenton, Thingwall, and Woodchurch, and parts of the parishes of Arrowe and Upton by Birkenhead) to Birkenhead registration district.

5481 in 1931

(j)

Lost the parts in the parishes of Childer Thornton, Ellesmere Port, Great Sutton, Hooton, Ledsham, Little Sutton, and Puddington, to West Cheshire registration district.

22275 in 1931

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(k)

Lost the parishes of Barnston, Bebington cum Bromborough, Brimstage, Caldy, Eastham, Frankby, Gayton, Grange, Greasby, Heswall cum Oldfield, Hoylake cum West Kirby, Irby, Pensby, Poulton cum Spital, Raby, Storeton, Thornton Hough, and Thurstaston (which became part of the unparished area of Wirral, and were transferred from Cheshire to the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974) to Birkenhead registration district.

119504 in 1971

(l)

Lost the parishes of Burton, Ness, Neston cum Parkgate, and Willaston (which became part of the unparished area of Ellesmere Port & Neston on 1.4.1974), to Chester & Ellesmere Port registration district.

4452 in 1971

1.4.1998
(re-created)

(m)

Gained part of the unparished area of Wirral from Birkenhead registration district.

 

(n)

Gained the remainder of the unparished area of Wirral from Wallasey registration district.  

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