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Haydock, St Helens

Haydock is a village within the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, in Merseyside, England. Historically part of Lancashire, it contains all of the Haydock electoral ward and a section of the Blackbrook electoral ward. The village is located roughly mid-way between Liverpool and Manchester, close to the junction of the M6 motorway and the A580 (East Lancashire Road). At the 2001 Census, the village had a population of 11,962.
Post townSt.Helens / Newton le Willows
Administrative CountySt Helens
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ5696
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01942 / 01744
Population11,962 (2001 Census)
 

Haydock, St Helens in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Haydock, township and vil., Ashton in Makerfield par., SW. Lancashire, 3½ miles NE. of St Helens, 2409 ac., pop. 5863; P.O., T.O.; has ironfounding and extensive collieries; in vicinity is Haydock Lodge, now used as a lunatic asylum.

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