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Tranmere, Wirral

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Tranmere, Wirral

Tranmere is a suburb of Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, England. Administratively, it is also a ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral. Before local government reorganisation on 1 April 1974, it was part of the County Borough of Birkenhead, within the geographical county of Cheshire. At the 2001 Census, the population of Tranmere was 11,668 (5,399 males, 6,269 females).
Administrative CountyWirral
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ3287
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
Population11,668 (2001 Census)

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

Tranmere, township, Bebington par., Cheshire, on river Mersey, in bor. of Birkenhead, 1071 ac. and 318 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 23,987.

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