|Located in||Cheshire, England|
|See also||Wirral (hundred), Cheshire, England||hundred in which it was situated|
|Wirral Registration District, Cheshire, England||registration district of which it was part until 1911|
|Wirral Rural, Cheshire, England||rural district of which it was a part 1894-1911|
|Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England||town into which it was absorbed in 1911|
|Ellesmere Port and Neston (borough), Cheshire, England||district municipality into which Ellesmere Port was merged in 1974|
|Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, England||unitary 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.
Categories: Cheshire, England | Wirral (hundred), Cheshire, England | Wirral Registration District, Cheshire, England | Wirral Rural, Cheshire, England | Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England | Ellesmere Port and Neston, Cheshire, England | Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, England | Eastham, Cheshire, England | Whitby, Cheshire, England