BIRKDALE, a township-chapelry in North Meols parish, Lancashire; on the coast, and on the Southport railway, 1½ mile S of Southport. It has a r. station, several streets, good residences, and boarding-houses; and, in 1869, had greatly increased in pop., and was about to have a sewerage-system and public gardens. Post Town, Southport. Acres, 5,670; of which 3,435 are water. Pop. in 1861, 1,286. Houses, 237. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester. Value, £380.* Patrons, 'Trustees. The church is recent, and has a spire.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
- Grosvenor Rd, Congregational
- Station Road, Ainsdale, Congregational
- Boundary Rd , United Reformed
- St James, Lulworth Rd, Church of England
- St John, Liverpool Rd, Ainsdale, Church of England
- St John, St John's Rd, Church of England
- St Mary's Mission, Carr Lane, Church of England
- St Peter, St Peter's Rd, Church of England
- Chatham Rd, United Methodist Free Church
- Liverpool Rd, Ainsdale, Wesleyan Methodist
- Liverpool Rd, Wesleyan Methodist
- Wesley, Upper Aughton Rd / Kent Rd, Wesleyan Methodist
- Aughton Rd, Bethesda
- Boundary St, Evangelical
- Our Lady of Lourdes , Grantham Rd, Roman Catholic
- Our Lady of Lourdes , Waterloo Road , Roman Catholic
- Sacred Heart, Liverpool Rd, Ainsdale, Roman Catholic
- St Joseph, York Rd, Roman Catholic
- St Teresa, Everton Rd, Roman Catholic
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