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Heswall, Wirral

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Heswall, Wirral

Heswall is a town in Wirral, in the county of Merseyside, England. Administratively, it is a ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral. At the time of the 2001 Census, the total population of the ward was 16,012, which included the nearby villages of Barnston and Gayton. The population of the town of Heswall itself was 7,750. Before local government reorganisation on 1 April 1974 it was part of the county of Cheshire.
Post townWIRRAL
Administrative CountyWirral
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ2683
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
Population7,750 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Heswall, Wirral has been known in the past

Heswall With Oldfield ~ Heswell ~ Eswelle

Heswall, Wirral in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Heswall, par. and vil., W. Cheshire, on estuary of Dee, 3½ miles NW. of Neston, 2043 ac., pop. 1075; P.O., called Heswell; Heswall Hill, 1 mile N. of vil., has alt. of 360 ft.

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