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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)


Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Bolton library.




Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Quarlton area is Bolton.


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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

  • "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."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Quarlton was a township in the parish of Bolton.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Quarlton was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Chester are held at the Lancashire Record Office.


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