Place:Whitby, Cheshire, England

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NameWhitby
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.267°N 2.917°W
Located inCheshire, England
See alsoWirral (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Wirral Registration District, Cheshire, Englandregistration district of which it was part until 1911
Wirral Rural, Cheshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1911
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, Englandtown into which it was absorbed in 1911
Ellesmere Port and Neston (borough), Cheshire, Englanddistrict municipality into which Ellesmere Port was merged in 1974
Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, Englandunitary authority covers the area since 2009
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


Whitby was a township in the ancient parishes of Eastham and Stoak in the Wirral hundred which became a civil parish in 1866. It included the hamlets of Ellesmere Port and Whitbyheath. The civil parish was abolished in 1911 to become part of Ellesmere Port.

The population was 89 in 1801, 72 in 1851, and 91 in 1901. In 2001 the town of Ellesmere Port had a population of 64,100.

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