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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)



Details about the census records, and indexes for Boothstown.

Church History

Church Records

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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.


A description of Boothstown in the 19th century.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD715010 (Lat/Lon: 53.504905, -2.431175), Boothstown which are provided by:


You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.