"TRANMORE [sic], a township in the parish of BEBBINGTON, lower division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 7¼ miles (N. N.E.) from Great Neston, containing 825 inhabitants. The river Mersey is here crossed by a ferry." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Tranmere was a township and chapelry in Bebington ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 3287), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- The civil parish was abolished in 1898 to become part of Birkenhead.
- It includes the hamlets of Clifton Park, Devonshire Park, Lower Tranmere, Mersey Park and Victoria Park
- The population was 353 in 1801, 6519 in 1851, and 37709 in 1901.
For the period after 1898, see Birkenhead.
|St Catherine, Tranmere, Church of England|
|St Luke, Tranmere, Church of England|
|St Michael and All Angels, Tranmere, Church of England|
|St Paul, Tranmere, Church of England|
|Grange Chapel, Tranmere, Baptist|
|Old Chester Road, Tranmere, Congregationalist|
|St Paul, Tranmere, Presbyterian|
|Willmer Road/Tatton Street, Tranmere, Presbyterian|
|St Joseph, Tranmere, Roman Catholic|
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- 1898 March 31 — Abolished and incorporated into Birkenhead (pop. 37709 in 1901)
You can see the administrative areas in which Tranmere has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ319875 (Lat/Lon: 53.379941, -3.025206), Tranmere which are provided by:
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- Birkenhead Rural Sanitary District (1875-77)
- Birkenhead Municipal Borough (1877-89)
- Birkenhead County Borough (1889-98)