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Lower Bebington

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  • Lower Bebington was a township in Bebington ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 3384), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1922 the civil parish was abolished to become part of Bebington & Bromborough.
  • It included the hamlets of New Ferry, Port Sunlight, Spittle Heath, Trafalgar, and part of Woodhey.
  • The population was 263 in 1801, 1492 in 1851, and 8398 in 1901.

For the period after 1922, see Bebington & Bromborough.

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Cemeteries

  • Bebington Cemetery, Town Lane. Opened 1868.
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Civil Registration

  • Wirral (1837-1922)
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Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-1922)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Lower Bebington 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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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ332839 (Lat/Lon: 53.347754, -3.004904), Lower Bebington which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Lower Bebington Local Board (1863-75)
  • Lower Bebington Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Lower Bebington Urban District (1894-1922)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Wirral (1836-1922)
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Wirral (1885-1922)