Barnston  Cheshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Barnston like this:

BARNSTON, a township in Woodchurch parish, Cheshire; 4 miles N of Great Neston. It has a post office under Birkenhead. There is a tunnel of the Grand Trunk canal here, 550 yards long. Acres, 1,068. Real property, £1,325. Pop., 252. Houses, 52.

Barnston through time

Barnston is now part of Wirral district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wirral has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Barnston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Barnston, in Wirral and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st October 2019

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