Hopwood, Greater Manchester
John Rhodes was one of the victims of the Peterloo Massacre of 1819. He died several weeks after the event and his body was dissected by order of magistrates wishing to prove his death was not a result of Peterloo.
Hopwood has a primary school and a fire station for the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service.It also has a dentist, petrol station/shop and a cafe.
Hopwood is served by a number of buses including 162, 163, and 164. Hopwood is also a short distance from Heywood railway station.
- Townships - Hopwood | British History Online
- Marlow, Joyce (1969). The Peterloo Massacre. Rapp & Whiting. ISBN 0-85391-122-3.
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