Seacombe is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1847 from Wallasey Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Poulton cum Seacombe, Poulton with Seacomb, and Poolton cum Seacombe.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1847
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1851; 1885
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Welsh Presbyterian, Baptists, Wesleyans, Welsh Calvinists, and Roman Catholics.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
SEACOMBE, a chapelry in Wallasey parish, Cheshire; on the river Mersey, opposite Liverpool, 1½ mile NNW of Birkenhead r. station. It was constituted in 1847; and it has a post-office under Birkenhead, a steam-boat station, and two good hotels. Rated property, £13,278. Pop., 3,683. Houses, 611. The manor was held, in the time of Henry VI., by the Houghs under the Pooles. Many of the inhabitants now are Liverpool merchants. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £250. Patrons, Trustees. The church is modern; was enlarged in 1859; is in the pointed style of the 13th century; and has a tower and spire 120 feet high. There are chapels for Baptists, Wesleyans, Welsh Calvinists, and Roman Catholics.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Cheshire
- Civil Registration District: Wirral
- Probate Court: Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory), Post-1540 - Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry, Post-1540 - Chester
- Rural Deanery: Wirral
- Poor Law Union: Wirral
- Hundred: Wirral
- Province: York