Place:


Heaton  Lancashire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Heaton like this:

HEATON, a township in Deane parish, Lancashire; on the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway, 2 miles WNW of Bolton. Acres, 1, 630. Real property, £4, 542; of which £109 are in mines and £250 in quarries. Pop. in 1851, 826; in 1861, 955. Houses, 180. The manor belonged to the Heaton family in the time of Edward III. Coal, building stone, and slate flags abound.

Heaton through time

Heaton is now part of Bolton district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bolton has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Heaton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Heaton, in Bolton and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22504

Date accessed: 16th December 2019


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