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Wirral Poor Law Union

The Wirral Poor Law Union was officially formed in 1836, under the terms of the Poor Law Amendment Act, 1834.

The table below provides a list of the parishes and places contained within this Union. Where there is no To date it should be assumed that the parish or place was in this union until the Poor Law Unions were disolved in 1930.

Town or ParishFromToNotes
Arrow 1836    
Barnston 1836    
Bidston cum Ford 1836 1861  
Birkenhead 1836 1861  
Brimstage 1836    
Bromborough 1836    
Buckley      
Burton 1836    
Caldy 1836    
Childer Thornton 1836    
Claughton cum Grange 1836 1861  
Eastham 1836    
Ellesmere Port 1911    
Frankby 1836    
Gayton 1836    
Grange 1836    
Greasby 1836    
Great Meolse 1836    
Great Neston 1836    
Great Sutton 1836    
Hawarden 1837    
Heswall 1836    
Higher Bebbington 1836    
Higher Kinnerton 1837    
Hoose 1836    
Horton 1836    
Hoylake 1894    
Irby 1836    
Landican 1836    
Leighton 1836    
Lidham 1836    
Liscard 1836 1861  
Little Meolse 1836    
Little Neston 1836    
Little Sutton 1836    
Lower Bebbington 1836    
Moreton 1836    
Ness 1836    
Nether Pool 1836    
Newton cum Larton 1836    
Noctorum 1836 1861  
Oldfield 1836    
Over Pool 1836    
Oxton 1836 1861  
Pensby 1836    
Poulton cum Spittle 1836    
Poulton with Seacombe 1836 1861  
Prenton 1836    
Pryors Hayes      
Puddington 1836    
Raby 1836    
Rock Ferry 1894 1898  
Saltney 1837    
Saughall Massey 1836    
Sealand      
Storeton 1836    
Thingwall 1836    
Thornton Hough 1836    
Thurstaston 1836    
Tranmere 1836 1861  
Upton in Overchurch 1836    
Wallasey 1836 1861  
West Kirby 1836    
Whitby 1836    
Willaston 1836    
Woodchurch 1836