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BOOTHSTOWN, a hamlet in Worsley township, Lancashire; 7 miles WSW of Manchester. It has a post office under Manchester.

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)



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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Boothstown area is Salford.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

Area partly in Worsley township in the parish of Eccles, and partly in Tyldesley in the parish of Leigh.
You can see the administrative areas in which Boothstown has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


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