Birkenhead, Cheshire [t020918]

Chapelry of the ancient parish of Bidston in Chester archdeaconry of the diocese of Coventry & Lichfield


Birkenhead, Cheshire, 1793

Census Abstract, 1821

Samuel Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, 1845

Civil Parishes, 1874

Birkenhead [orange, right] surrounded by (from the top, clockwise) Wallasey [blue], Poulton cum Seacombe [pink], then the river Mersey, then Lower Bebington [yellow] and Higher Bebington [green], Storeton [blue], Prenton [pink], Landican [yellow], Woodchurch [blue], Noctorum [green] and Bidston cum Ford [yellow]. Birkenhead and Bidston cum Ford lay in the ancient ecclesiastical parish of Bidston; Wallasey and Poulton cum Seacombe in Wallasey; Storeton in Bebington; Prenton, Landican, Woodchurch and Noctorum in Woodchurch.

Birkenhead, Cheshire, 1875

Birkenhead, Cheshire, 1950

General References

30 December 1309: Agn’ fil’ Rob’i Cosin op. se. us. Will’m Boydel de Birkeheued. & Isab’ vxrem eius. de pl’ito quare deforc’ eidem Agneti. vnu’ Mesuag’ & duas acras trre cu’ ptin’ in Tranemol. que Thom’ Bernard dimisit prfate Agneti ad trminu’. qui no’ du’ prtriit infra quem trminu’ Idem Thom’ prfatis Will’o & Isab’ trram illam vendidit occ’one cuius vendic’ois. ijdem Will’s & Isab’. prfatam Agn’. de prd’ca trra eieceru’t. Et ip’i no’ ven’. Et prcptum fuit vic’. q’d sum’. eos. q’d essent ad hu’c Com’. &c’. Et vic’ nich’ inde fecit, set mand’ q’d br’e adeo tarde venit. &c’. I’o. sicut alias prceptu’ est vic’ q’d sum’ eos +&c’+ q’d sint ad px’m Com’ &c’.

7 April 1879: Deserter from the Lancashire Militia —  absent from training: John Hill, [Reg. No:] 2581, Lancashire Militia; [born:] Birkenhead; [trade] finisher; [age] 25¾; [size:] 5[ft] 9[in]; [hair:] dark; [eyes:] grey; [face:] dark; [coat & trousers:] —; [date of desertion:] 17 March 1879 [at] Lancaster; [marks & remarks:] cut left eyebrow

24 January 1920: biography of Mr Samuel Salt, formerly of Congleton, on being appointed chairman of the Birkenhead and Wirral branch of the United Kingdom Commercial Travellers’ Association. Colleagues mentioned are Councillor Webb of Birkenhead; Mr John Wilson town clerk of Congleton and Mr George Sproston, clerk to Congleton magistrates

July 1930: Bootham School, Summer Term 1930: List of Boys: Russell P. Warlow, Birkenhead: Lower Senior, bedroom 17, Watson House

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