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Maghull, Sefton

Maghull is a town and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, in Merseyside, England. The town is located north of the City of Liverpool and south of Ormskirk in West Lancashire. The area of Moss Side also contains HM Prison Kennet and Ashworth Hospital. Maghull had a population of 22,225 at the 2001 census. Housing in the town is almost entirely a 20th century settlement of semi-detached and detached housing although remains of the original town do exist.
Administrative CountySefton
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3702
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
Population22,225 (2001)

Other names by which Maghull, Sefton has been known in the past


Maghull, Sefton in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Maghull, township with ry. sta., Halsall par., SW. Lancashire, on Leeds and Liverpool Canal, 5 miles SW. of Ormskirk and 7 miles NE. of Liverpool, 2098 ac., pop. 1429; P.O., T.O., and P.O. at Maghull Station; contains Maghull Hall, seat.

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