QUARLTON, a township in Bolton-le-Moors parish, Lancashire; ¾ of a mile S E of Chapel town r. station, and 5 N N E of Bolton. Acres, 500. Real property, £2,076; of which £472 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 361; in 1861, 253. Houses, 51. The manor belongs to H. Wright, Esq. There are calico print-works.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"QUARLTON, a township in the parish of Bolton le Moors, hundred of Salford, county Lancaster, 5 miles N.E. of Bolton, and three-quarters of a mile S.E. of Chapeltown railway station. The principal portion of the inhabitants are employed in the collieries and calico print works. The soil is of various quality. H. Wright, Esq., is lord of the manor and principal landowner."
In 1835 Quarlton was a township in the parish of Bolton.
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