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Wallasey, Wirral

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Wallasey, Wirral

Wallasey is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, in Merseyside, England, on the mouth of the River Mersey, at the northeastern corner of the Wirral Peninsula. According to the 2011 Census, the town had a total resident population of 319,783.
Post townWALLASEY
Administrative CountyWirral
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ3092
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
Population(2001 Census)
 

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

Walea

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

Wallasey, par., township, and vil., Cheshire, in NW. of co., in Wirral Peninsula - par. (containing New Brighton, Egremont, Seacombe, &c.), 3408 ac. and 1625 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 21,192; township, 1596 ac., pop. 1940; vil., 3½ miles NW. of Birkenhead; P.O.; the township contains many fine residences. The Wallasey Embankment was constructed by the Liverpool Dock Trustees, to prevent the encroachment of the sea on the Wirral Peninsula. Submerged remains of an ancient forest exist. Wallasey Grange, seat, is near the vil. The entire parish is a local government district.

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