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Eastham, Wirral

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Eastham, Wirral

Eastham is a village and an electoral ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, in Merseyside, England. Historically within Cheshire, it is situated on the Wirral Peninsula, to the south of Bromborough. At the 2001 Census, it had a population of 12,250 (5,940 males, 6,310 females), although the total ward population for the town stood at 13,637 (6,562 males, 7,075 females).
Post townWIRRAL
Administrative CountyWirral
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ3580
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 3**
Population12,250 (2001 Census)
 

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

Estham

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

Eastham.-- par. and township, W. Cheshire, on river Mersey, 6 miles SE. of Birkenhead -- par., 7976 ac. and 4839 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 4263; township, 1604 ac. and 724 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 639; P.O.; is a summer resort.

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