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"FRANKBY, a township in the parish of WEST KIRBY, lower division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 7 miles (N. N. W.) from Great Neston, containing 66 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Frankby was a township in West Kirby ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 2486), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • Since 1974 it has been an unparished area in the county of Merseyside.
  • The population was 90 in 1801, 138 in 1851, 248 in 1901, and 413 in 1951.


  • Frankby Cemetery, Frankby Road. Opened 1940.


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Civil Registration

  • Wirral (1837-1974)
  • Birkenhead (1974-98)
  • Wirral (1998+)

Court Records

  • Wirral (1828+)

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Politics and Government

  • Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)

  • Wirral Rural District (1894-1933)
  • Hoylake Urban District (1933-1974)
  • Wirral Metropolitan Borough [Merseyside] (1974+)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Wirral (1918-74)