Welcome to Bolton

A new website for Bolton, England is now under construction and launching soon.

Bolton is a town in the North West of England. Located just 10 miles to the North West of Manchester. A former cotton spinning mill town during the industrial revolution, it currently has a population of over 140,000 residents . Bolton began as a Saxon village. It was once called Bothl tun the village (tun) with a special or important building (bothl). Throughout the Saxon period, Bolton remained a small village, but during the the Middle Ages grew steadily until in 1251, Bolton was granted a charter and made into a town. Want more Bolton history?, don't worry it's coming!, we are working a full history of Bolton and timeline.


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