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Knowsley, Knowsley

Knowsley is a large village and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley in Merseyside, England. It is more commonly known as Knowsley Village. Historically a part of Lancashire, according to the 2001 Census the parish had a population of 11,343. It gave its name to the wider borough when it was formed in 1974. The parish includes Knowsley Hall and Knowsley Safari Park.
Post townPRESCOT
Administrative CountyKnowsley
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ4395
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
Population11,343 (2001 Census)

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

Knowsley, township and vil., Huyton par., N. Lancashire, 3 miles NW. of Prescot, 5058 ac., pop. 1248; P.O.; 1 mile to the NW. of vil. is Knowsley Hall, seat of the Earl of Derby siuce 1385, containing valuable art collection by old masters; the park is 2000 ac. in extent.

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