Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Haydock

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.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "township and village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Ashton in Makerfield CP/Ch       Lancashire AncC
Place: Haydock

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