Heywood had a quiet beginning, and during the 13th-18th centuries it slowly developed as a rural hamlet within the township of Heap, which was itself a part of the nearby larger market town of Bury.
|How 'Heywood' was created as a place within Bury during the 13th century.|
|Do we know when the 'Heywood Charter' that created Heywood was actually signed?|
|How Heywood looked on a map created during the reign of Elizabeth I.|
|The Heywoods of Heywood Hall: Poetry, Powderplot, espionage, mutiny, slavery... and lots of daughters.|
|Records show us who was living in and around Heywood in 1655.|
|Some of the grand halls that were built around Heywood over the centuries. (Page under construction).|