Place:Halewood, Lancashire, England

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NameHalewood
TypeTown or village
Coordinates53.367°N 2.817°W
Located inLancashire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inMerseyside, England     (1974 - )
See alsoWhiston Rural, Lancashire, Englandrural district in which Halewood was located 1894-1974
Knowsley (metropolitan area), Merseyside, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been located since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Halewood is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley in Merseyside, England. It lies near the southeastern boundary of the City of Liverpool, bordered by the its suburbs of Hunt's Cross and Woolton.

Prior to 1974 Halewood was located in Lancashire, England where it was part of Whiston Rural District from 1894 until 1974. At the 2001 Census, the combined population of Halewood's four local government wards was 29,217.

Halewood is home to the Jaguar Land Rover Body & Assembly facility, which produces the Land Rover Freelander, the Range Rover Evoque, and until December 2009, the Jaguar X-Type. This is Halewood's largest employer. On the same site is a large factory owned by another firm which produces gearboxes for Ford and Land Rover models.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Halewood.

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