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Arrowe

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"ARROW, a township in the parish of WOODCHURCH, lower division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 6¾ miles (N. by W.) from Great Neston, containing 72 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Arrowe was a township in Woodchurch ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 2785), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1933 to become parts of Birkenhead and Irby.
  • It includes the hamlet of Arrowe Park.
  • The population was 96 in 1801, 105 in 1851, and 121 in 1901.

For the period after 1933, see Birkenhead and Irby.

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Civil Registration

  • Wirral (1837-1937)
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Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-1933)
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Historical Geography

  • 1933 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Birkenhead (491 acres, pop. 71 in 1931) and Irby (267 acres, pop. 20 in 1931)
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Politics & Government

  • Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Wirral Rural District (1894-1933)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Wirral
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Voting Registers

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