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Poulton with Seacombe, Cheshire

Historical Description

Poulton-with-Seacombe, a township in Wallasey parish, Cheshire, on Wallasey Pool and the river Mersey, opposite Liverpool, and in the N vicinity of Birkenhead. There are stations at both Seacombe and Poulton on the Wurall railway. The township contains the Birkenhead suburb of Seacombe, and comprises 758 acres of land and 72 of water, with 276 of an adjacent tidal water and 30 of foreshore; population, 14,839. Poulton village has gas and water works which supply the whole parish of Wallasey, a mission church, and a post and money order office under Liverpool; telegraph office, Liscard.

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

Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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