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LOWER BEBINGTON

  • Lower Bebington was a township in Bebington ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 3384), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1922 the civil parish was abolished to become part of Bebington & Bromborough.
  • It included the hamlets of New Ferry, Port Sunlight, Spittle Heath, Trafalgar, and part of Woodhey.
  • The population was 263 in 1801, 1492 in 1851, and 8398 in 1901.

For the period after 1922, see Bebington & Bromborough.

Cemeteries

  • Bebington Cemetery, Town Lane. Opened 1868.

Churches

  • Bebington: St. Andrew (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Lower Bebington.
  • New Ferry: St. Mark the Evangelist (Church of England). New Chester Road. Founded in 1866 as a chapel to Bebington: St. Andrew, becoming a district church for part of Lower Bebington in 1888.
  • New Ferry, St. John the Evangelist (Roman Catholic), Bebington Road. Founded in 1902.
  • Lower Bebington, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan), Bromborough Road. Built in 1895, rebuilt in 1928.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Lower Bebington area or see them printed on a map.

Civil Registration

  • Wirral (1837-1922)

Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-1922)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Lower Bebington Local Board (1863-75)
  • Lower Bebington Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Lower Bebington Urban District (1894-1922)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Wirral (1836-1922)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Wirral (1885-1922)