Heywood(redirected from Heywood (surname))
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Heywood,town (1991 pop. 29,639), Rochdale metropolitan district, NW England, in the Greater Manchester metropolitan area. Heywood's products include cotton goods, metal goods, boilers, industrial inks, carpets, paper, rope, and machinery.
1. John. ?1497--?1580, English dramatist, noted for his comic interludes
2. Thomas. ?1574--1641, English dramatist, noted esp for his domestic drama A Woman Killed with Kindness (1607)
a town in NW England, in Rochdale unitary authority, Greater Manchester, near Bury. Pop.: 28 024 (2001))