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Pensby, Cheshire

Historical Description

Pensby, a township in Woodchurch parish, Cheshire, 1½ mile NW of Heswall station on the Birkenhead railway, and 6½ miles SW of Birkenhead. Post town, Birkenhead. Acreage, 354; population, 51.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCheshire 
Civil parishWoodchurch 
Poor Law unionWirrall 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Pensby from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cheshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cheshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cheshire, 1580 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCH61
Post TownWirral