"THORNTON-MAYOW, a township in the parish of NESTON, higher division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 2½ miles (N. N. E,) from Great Neston, containing 204 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Thornton Hough was a township in Neston ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 3080), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- Since 1974 it has been an unparished area in the county of Merseyside.
- The population was 165 in 1801, 164 in 1851, 547 in 1901, and 506 in 1951.
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ304810 (Lat/Lon: 53.321329, -3.046319), Thornton Hough which are provided by:
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- Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
- Wirral Rural District (1894-1933)
- Bebington Urban District (1933-37)
- Bebington Municipal Borough (1937-74)
- Wirral Metropolitan Borough [Merseyside] (1974+)