Newton, Merseyside

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Newton
Village
St Michael and All Angels Church, Newton (2).JPG
St Michael and All Angels Church, Newton
Newton is located in Merseyside
Newton
Newton
Newton shown within Merseyside
Population 5,750 (2001 Census)[1]
OS grid reference SJ23393
• London 181 mi (291 km)[2] SE
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WIRRAL
Postcode district CH48
Dialling code 0151
ISO 3166 code GB-WRL
Police Merseyside
Fire Merseyside
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Merseyside
53°22′19″N 3°09′07″W / 53.372°N 3.152°W / 53.372; -3.152Coordinates: 53°22′19″N 3°09′07″W / 53.372°N 3.152°W / 53.372; -3.152

Newton is a village on the Wirral Peninsula, England, in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral. It is a part of the suburban town of West Kirby.

Newton consists of a village hall, post office, public house and a general store. The local park, aptly named Newton Park, has a football pitch, outdoor basketball courts and a playground for children. Wirral Council also has several allotments in Newton that are provided for residents to grow their own vegetables and plants.

Grammar School Lane, Newton. Leading up to Calday Grange Grammar School

History[edit]

Newton was previously combined with the hamlet of Larton as Newton-cum-Larton, part of West Kirby parish of the Wirral Hundred in the county of Cheshire. ts population was 49 in 1801 and 44 in 1851.[3]

Geography[edit]

Two branches of Newton Brook border the north and the east of Newton. The brook is a tributary of Greasby Brook. The two branches of Newton Brook merge near to Larton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wirral 2001 Census: Newton, Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, retrieved 20 June 2008 
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". boulter.com. Retrieved 6 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Cheshire Towns & Parishes: Newton-cum-Larton, GENUKI UK & Ireland Genealogy, retrieved 19 August 2007 

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