MISCELLANEOUS USEFUL INFORMATION

ADDRESSES

BOLTON FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

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Website: https://mlfhs.uk/bolton

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MANCHESTER & LANCASHIRE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

3rd Floor, Manchester Central Library,

St. Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 5PD

Website: https://mlfhs.uk/

NOTE: The public facilities for MLFHS members are on the ground floor of the library.

BOLTON HISTORY CENTRE,

Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, BL1 1SE

Telephone: 01204 332185

The History Centre has a large and varied collection of resource material useful to genealogists. Click here for listing

Note: There is a charge for use of your own camera in the Search Room.

The History Centre is open 7 days a week but check the timetable

for availability of stock.

The History Centre has a long list of useful addresses and web sites. Click here

To receive the History Centre Newsletter Click here

The History Centre has compiled a comprehensive database of information re people who have served in the armed forces. Originally it concentrated on WW1 but is now expanding to include previous and later service personnel. You can submit information that you have re local people.

Note:The site also includes data from http://www.salfordwarmemorials.co.uk/ and https://boltonremembers.org/

BOLTON REGISTRARS,

Albert Halls, Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1RU

Telephone: 01204 331185

Fax: 01204 525125

Website: https://www.bolton.gov.uk/births-marriages-deaths

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LANCASHIRE ARCHIVES,

Bow Lane, Preston, PR1 2RE

Telephone: 01772 533039

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Website: https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries-and-archives/archives-and-record-office/visit-us/

NOTE: You need an Archives Card to visit, see website for details.

MAPS

Bolton Parish map

Deane Parish map

Note: Both Parish maps are to be found down the page

pdf Bolton 1835 Map (114 KB)

Lancashire County Council old maps

Especially good for the smaller towns.

National Library for Scotland

This is probably the best website for old Ordnance Survey maps of England.

Manchester University has a collection of Manchester maps

There are plans of Heaton and Tonge Cemeteries on the Deceased Online website

Lancashire OPC has two maps.

Genmaps has a list of links to maps covering Lancashire

MLFHS/On-line Data/Members Area/Members only databases has a 1934 Lancashire street atlas.

FamilySearch Map of England & Wales 1851 Jurisdictions

Parish Maps of the Salford Hundred

Halliwell Local History Society have a CD featuring an Ordnance Survey map of Bolton, 1882, at 5ft to 1 mile. There are 47 A4 sheets. See their website for further details.

The Bolton History Centre has copies of Allisons Street Directory which details where particular streets are to be found. The books are shelved at 901 - Local Studies.

Farnworth Library also has copies shelved at 901.91 - Local Studies.

PHOTOGRAPHS

VIDEO LINKS

Weekend Drinkers By Humphrey Spender

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