Poulton  Cheshire


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

POULTON-CUM-SEACOMBE, a township in Wallasey parish, Cheshire; on Wallasey pool and the river Mersey, opposite Liverpool, and in the N vicinity of Birkenhead. It contains the Birkenhead suburb of Seacombe, and is conterminate with Seacombe chapelry. Acres, 1,069; of which 400 are water. Real property, £18, 718. Pop. in 1851, 3,044; in 1861, 3, 683. Houses, 611. See Sea-combe.

Poulton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd June 2021

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