Place:Pensby, Cheshire, England

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NamePensby
TypeCivil parish, Village
Coordinates53.35°N 3.1°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
Wirral Urban, Cheshire, Englandurban district in which it was located 1933-1974
Wirral (metropolitan borough), Merseyside, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it was situated after 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Pensby is a large village on the Wirral Peninsula, in the County of Merseyside, England, located to the north east of Heswall. Historically part of Cheshire prior to 1974, it is within the Pensby & Thingwall Ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral and is situated within the parliamentary constituency of Wirral West. At the 2001 Census, the population of the village was 6,900 and the total population for the ward was 13,314.

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Pensby was a township in Woodchurch ancient parish, in the Wirral hundred, which became a civil parish in 1866. It included the hamlets of Arnol Hill and Lingdale.

It was part of the Wirral Rural District from 1894 until 1933. In 1933 Wirral Rural District was abolished and Pensby became part of the new Wirral Urban District.

The population was 22 in 1801, 41 in 1851, 48 in 1901, and 2996 in 1951.

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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