Wirral

noun
  1. the Wirral a peninsula in NW England between the estuaries of the Rivers Mersey and Dee
  2. a unitary authority in NW England, in Merseyside. Pop: 313 800 (2003 est). Area: 158 sq km (61 sq miles)
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Historical Examples of wirral

  • Brunanburh has been thought by some writers of history to be the village of Bromborough in Wirral.

    Cheshire

    Charles E. Kelsey

  • The Stanleys settled at Storeton in Wirral in the fourteenth century.

    Cheshire

    Charles E. Kelsey

  • The monks were also freed from attendance at the 'Hundred' Court of the Wirral.

    Cheshire

    Charles E. Kelsey

  • There are some Quakers' graves in the woods at Burton in Wirral.

    Cheshire

    Charles E. Kelsey

  • The duke then made a triumphal progress through the villages of Wirral.

    Cheshire

    Charles E. Kelsey