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Haydock, St Helens

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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
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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