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  • Noctorum was a township in Woodchurch ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 2887), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1933 to become part of Birkenhead.
  • The population was 17 in 1801, 32 in 1851, and 212 in 1901.

For the period after 1933, see Birkenhead.


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Noctorum area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Civil Registration

  • Wirral (1837-1933)

Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-1933)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1933 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Birkenhead (330 acres, pop. 473 in 1931)
You can see the administrative areas in which Noctorum has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ285880 (Lat/Lon: 53.383977, -3.076450), Noctorum which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Birkenhead Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Wirral Rural Distirct (1875-1933)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Wirral (1885-1933)