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֍ Disputes begin over the manor lands between the Holland and Ireland families

13th Century
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֍ Halewood now a separate township from Hale

15th Century
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֍ The manor of Halewood became part of the dower of Charlotte, Countess of Derby

1628
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֍ Halewood still divided between two manors: The Ireland portion held by the Ireland-Blackburnes and the Holland portion by the Earl of Derby
֍ Halewood crossed by two separate railway links

19th Century
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֍ Original Chapel of St. Nicholas built

1839
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֍ Halewood Tithe Map and Apportionment Schedule completed

1843
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֍ Halewood Parish formed from part of the civil parishes of Huyton and Childwall

1844
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֍ St. Nicholas' Chapel greatly enlarged

1847
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֍ Wesleyan Chapel built at Halebank

1861
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֍ St. Nicholas' Chapel becomes a rectory and a true Parish Church

1868
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֍ Halewood Railway Station opens on Bailey's Lane - May 1874

1874
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֍ Halewood Village School built adjacent to the church

1876
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Francis Bowes Plummer becomes Rector of St Nicholas' Church, Halewood

1903
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֍ The 'Ireland' portion of Halebank becomes part of the Widnes Corporation

1920
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֍ Land at Halewood North End and part of Halebank held by the 17th Earl of Derby, sold to Liverpool Corporation

1930
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֍ Horses' Rest site relocated to Lodge Farm, Halewood (this later became RSPCA Liverpool Animal Centre)

1938
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֍ 'Blackie' the war horse that served his officer owner in the Royal Field Artillery in France and Belgium during the Great War is buried at RSPCA Animal Centre, Higher Road

1942
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֍ Housing estates including tower blocks built to cater for the surge in the population

1950s
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֍ Ford Motor Company plant completed at Halewood but in the building of the plant, two ancient moated sites were destroyed: the Old Hutt and Wright's Moat

1963
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֍ Halewood became part of the newly created Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley.

1974
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֍ Halewood Leisure Centre opened in Bailey's Lane

2002
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֍ Appraisal of Halewood's Conservation Area completed

2005
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֍ Everton F.C.'s new training ground USM Finch Farm, off Finch Lane and Higher Road opens - 9th October 2007

2007
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֍ Ford sells Jaguar and Land Rover to India-based Tata Group, the merged company name becoming Jaguar Land Rover

2008
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֍ Halewood Centre for Learning opened in The Avenue, Wood Road

2009
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֍ Leather's Lane area regeneration: opening of Halewood Shopping Centre alongside a new bus terminus
֍ In Roseheath Drive, The Halewood Centre opens combining various Knowsley Council services including Halewood Library, NHS Knowsley, Post Office and various commercial services

2012
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֍ Change of name for Halewood Centre for Learning School to Halewood Academy

2013
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֍ Council-owned Volair Limited takes over running of all KMBC's leisure centres including Volair Halewood in Bailey's Lane

2016
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֍ RSPCA branch at Higher Road, Halewood, closes - May 2019

2019
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֍ Halewood Community Police Station, Leather's Lane re-opens following refurbishment - 29th January 2020
֍ The whole year 2020 was dominated by the Coronavirus COVID-19. Working from home or being on furlough became the new normal, together with social distancing measures and the wearing of face coverings

2020
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֍ Approval granted to build 1,300 homes on the fields off Bailey's Lane and Greensbridge Lane, including on the former RSPCA site - 11th February 2021
֍ Public urged throughout the year to be vaccinated against the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19)

2021
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֍ Following the successful COVID-19 vaccination programme, the government removes the remaining legal restrictions to public freedom - February 2022
֍ Knowsley Council's ongoing commitment to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in the borough sees Halewood as the latest township to benefit from installation of new CCTV cameras - 21st March 2022

2022
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