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Haydock: some history

2018-11-12T19:25:21+00:00By |Haydock, Local History|

Haydock Historic Characterisation project from 2011 conducted by National Museums Liverpool and English Heritage Township: Haydock Geology: The solid geology is coal measures sandstone overlain by drift deposits of boulder clay.  Historic Core: According to the OS 6” 1st Edition [...]

The Viaduct Foundry

2018-04-19T16:43:13+00:00By |Earlestown, Local History|

As the Vulcan and Viaduct Foundries swung into production skilled workers were attracted from other parts of Lancashire as well as further afield. To house their workers Stephenson and Tayleur built a model village beside their factory, Vulcan Village. Originally [...]