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Thornton Hough, Wirral

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Thornton Hough, Wirral

Thornton Hough is a village on the Wirral Peninsula, in Merseyside, England, of pre-Conquest origins. The village grew during the ownership of Joseph Hirst into a small model village and was later acquired by William Lever. Thornton Hough is roughly ten miles from Liverpool and ten miles from Chester and part of the Clatterbridge Ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in the parliamentary constituency of Wirral South.
Post townWIRRAL
Administrative CountyWirral
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ3081
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
Population770 (2001 Census)
 

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

T. Mayow ~ Thornton Mayow

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

Thornton Hough (or Thornton Mayow), township, Neston par., and eccl. dist., partly also in Bromborough par., Cheshire, 2 miles NE. of Neston - dist., pop. 877; township, 1535 ac., pop. 456; P.O.

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