Place:Arrowe, Cheshire, England

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NameArrowe
Alt namesArrowsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.377°N 3.093°W
Located inCheshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inMerseyside, England     (1974 - )
See alsoWirral (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Wirral Registration District, Cheshire, Englandregistration district of which it was part
Woodchurch, Cheshire, Englandancient parish in which it was located
Wirral Rural, Cheshire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1933
Birkenhead, Cheshire, Englandmunicipal borough in which it was part located 1933-1974
Irby, Cheshire, Englandcivil parish to which part was joined in 1933
Wirral Urban, Cheshire, Englandurban district for the part which joined Irby
Wirral (metropolitan borough), Merseyside, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it was situated after 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


Arrowe was a township in Woodchurch ancient parish, Wirral hundred, which became a civil parish in 1866. It included the hamlet of Arrowe Park. It was part of the Wirral Rural District from 1894 until 1933.

In 1933 it was abolished and absorbed into Birkenhead Municipal Borough and the civil parish of Irby which, at the same time, became part of Wirral Urban District.

In the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974 the entire Wirral Peninsula, with the exception of the municipal borough of Ellesmere Port and urban district of Neston at the southern end, became the Metropolitan Borough of the Wirral in the new administrative county of Merseyside.

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