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Ashton-in-Makerfield is a town administered by two local authorities, the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester and St.Helens, Merseyside. It is located 4.2 miles south of Wigan and 7 miles north-northwest of Warrington.

Historically a part of Lancashire, Ashton in Makerfield was anciently a township in the parish of Newton-in-Makerfield (the old name for Newton-le-Willows) With Haydock, Ashton-in-Makerfield was a chapelry, but the two were split in 1845.

The name Ashton derives from Old English and means the "farmstead where the ash-trees grow." It is a common name, found locally in Ashton-under-Lyne in Tameside and Ashton upon Mersey in Trafford.

Ashton-in Makerfield has long been a centre for the manufacture of hinges and locks, but was also a coal mining district due to it sitting on the Lancashire Coalfield.

The towns railway station opened in 1900 but sadly closed in 1952. Ashton-in-Makerfield is now served by Bryn railway station, which lies on the line between Wigan (North Western) and Liverpool Lime Street.

The Robin Hood pub, Ashton-in-Makerfield