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"LISCARD, a township in the parish of WALLAZEY lower division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 12 miles (N. by E.) from Great Neston, containing 345 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Liscard was a township in Wallasey ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 3092), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1912 to become part of Wallasey.
  • It included the hamlets of Egremont and New Brighton.
  • The population was 211 in 1801, 4100 in 1851, and 28661 in 1901.

For the period after 1912, see Wallasey.


See Wallasey.

There are more than 30 churches identified in this place. Please click here for a complete list.

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Civil Registration

  • Wirral (1837-1861)
  • Birkenhead (1861-1912)

Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-1910)
  • Wallasey (Borough) (1910-1912)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1912 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Wallasey (952 acres, pop. 42691 in 1921)

You can see the administrative areas in which LISCARD has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Politics and Government

  • Wallasey Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Wallasey Urban District (1894-1910)
  • Wallasey Municipal Borough (1910-12)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Wirral (1836-1861)
  • Birkenhead (1861-1912)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Wirral (1885-1912)