- the Wirral a peninsula in NW England between the estuaries of the Rivers Mersey and Dee
- a unitary authority in NW England, in Merseyside. Pop: 313 800 (2003 est). Area: 158 sq km (61 sq miles)
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Brunanburh has been thought by some writers of history to be the village of Bromborough in Wirral.
The Stanleys settled at Storeton in Wirral in the fourteenth century.
The monks were also freed from attendance at the 'Hundred' Court of the Wirral.
A colliery was opened at Denhall in Wirral, where coal is worked to this day.
There are some Quakers' graves in the woods at Burton in Wirral.