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"GREASBY, a township in the parish of WEST KIRBY, lower division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 7½ miles (N. N. W.) from Great Neston, containing 235 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Greasby was a township in the ancient parishes of West Kirby and Thurstaston, Wirral hundred (SJ 2587), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • Since 1974 it has been an unparished area in the county of Merseyside.
  • The population was 123 in 1801, 177 in 1851, 290 in 1901, and 4367 in 1951.


  • West Kirby: St. Bridget (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the greater part (748 acres, pop. 172 in 1871) of Greasby.
  • Thurstaston: St. Bartholomew (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the smaller part (61 acres, pop. 21 in 1871) of Greasby.
  • Frankby: St. John the Divine (Church of England). The district church for part of Greasby from 1861.
  • Greasby, St. Nicholas (Church of England). Entries made in Frankby registers.
  • Greasby, Presbyterian Church (Church of England). Built in 1889.

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Civil Registration

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

Court Records

  • Wirral (1828+)

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Wirral Rural District (1894-1933)
  • Hoylake Urban District (1933-74)
  • Wirral Metropolitan Borough [Merseyside] (1974+)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Wirral (1885-1974)