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BOLTON REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Bolton Registration District (1837-1974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Astley Bridge

Lancashire

1894

1898

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Sharples in Astley Bridge Urban District. Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Belmont

Lancashire

1894

1925

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Sharples. Abolished 1.4.1925 to become part of the parish of Turton.

Bolton

Lancashire

1895

1974

Created 30.9.1895 out of the parishes of Great Bolton, Little Bolton, Halliwell, Rumworth, tonge with Haulgh. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area, and transferred to Greater Manchester.

Bradshaw

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Turton.

Breightmet

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Darcy Lever

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Deane

Lancashire

1894

1898

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Rumworth. Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Edgeworth

Lancashire

1837

1925

Abolished 1.4.1925 to become part of the parish of Turton.

Entwistle

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Edgeworth.

Farnworth

Lancashire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (a).

Great Bolton

Lancashire

1837

1895

Abolished 30.9.1895 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Great Lever

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Halliwell

Lancashire

1837

1895

Abolished 30.9.1895 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Harwood

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Turton.

Heaton

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Horwich

Lancashire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Kearsley

Lancashire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (a).

Little Bolton

Lancashire

1837

1895

Abolished 30.9.1895 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Little Hulton

Lancashire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (a).

Little Lever

Lancashire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (a).

Longworth

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Turton.

Lostock

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Middle Hulton

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Over Hulton

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become parts of the parishes of Bolton and Westhoughton.

Quarlton

Lancashire

1837

1898

Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Edgeworth.

Rumworth

Lancashire

1837

1895

Abolished 30.9.1895 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Sharples

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the parishes of Astley Bridge and Belmont.

Smithills

Lancashire

1894

1898

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Halliwell. Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Tonge

Lancashire

1894

1898

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Halliwell. Abolished 30.9.1898 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Tonge with Haulgh

Lancashire

1837

1895

Abolished 30.9.1895 to become part of the parish of Bolton.

Turton

Lancashire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Westhoughton

Lancashire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Table 1B: List of Places in Bolton Registration District (from 1974)

All the areas in Bolton registration district became part of the county of Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Bolton

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and county borough of Bolton.

Blackrod

Greater Manchester

1974

See Table 2, note (c).

Farnworth

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and municipal borough of Farnworth. See also Table 2, note (c).

Horwich

Greater Manchester

1974

See Table 2, note (c).

Kearsley

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Kearsley. See also Table 2, note (c).

Little Lever

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Little Lever. See also Table 2, note (c).

Turton

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed part of the parish and urban district of Turton. See also Table 2, note (c).

Westhoughton

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Westhoughton. See also Table 2, note (c).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Bolton Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.10.1935

(a)

Lost the parishes of Farnworth, Kearsley, Little Hulton, and Little Lever, to Farnworth registration district.

51272 in 1931

(b)

Lost the parishes of Horwich, Turton, and Westhoughton, to Horwich registration district.

43545 in 1931

1.4.1974

(c)

Gained the parishes of Blackrod and Horwich, and the unparished areas of Farnworth, Kearsley, Little Lever, Turton, and Westhoughton (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974) from Farnworth registration district.

99978 in 1971


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