Hilbre: Hildeburgheye (1388)
Hildeberg’s island. From Old English personal name Hildeburg (female),
it may have been that the monastery on the island was dedicated to St
Hildeburgh. eg: Hilburghee 1521; Hilbree 1538; Elborough 1891
West Kirby: Cherchebia (1081).
Village with a Church. From Old Norse Kirkju-byr. Prefix West- used to
distinguish it from Kirkby in Wallia, now called Wallasey. Kyrkeby
1137; Westkyrby 1287.
These two bus stop images are by Val Fielder
St Bridget’s Church (c.900 AD) is situated
within a circular churchyard