infobox UK place
population= 3,140 (2001 Census)citeweb|url=http://www.wirral.gov.uk/factsandfigures/census2001/oneward2recset.asp?ref=TS41|title=Wirral 2001 Census: Thingwall|work=Metropolitan Borough of Wirral|accessdate=5 February|accessyear=2008]
region= North West England
constituency_westminster= Wirral West
Thingwall is a village on the
Wirral Peninsula, Merseyside, England. It is part of the Pensby & Thingwall Ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirraland is situated within the parliamentary constituency of Wirral West. At the 2001 Census, Thingwall had 3,140 inhabitants (1,450 males, 1,680 females).
Previously a village in Woodchurch Parish,
Wirral Hundred, it was added to Birkenhead civil parishin 1933. The population was 52 in 1801, 96 in 1851 and 156 in 1901. [citeweb|url=http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/chs/thingwall.html|title=Cheshire Towns & Parishes: Thingwall|work=GENUKI UK & Ireland Genealogy|accessdate=5 February|accessyear=2008]
The name indicates that it was once the site of a
Germanic"thing" (or "þing"). Similar place names in the British Islesinclude Tynwald, Dingwall, and Tingwall; see also Thingvellirin Iceland.
* [http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/-sczsteve/ Viking Wirral]
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