Higher Booths  Lancashire


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

BOOTHS (Higher), a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; on the Manchester and Accrington railway, near the Baxenden station, 5 miles SSW of Burnley. Acres, 2,000. Real property, £21,097; of which £6,189 are in mines. Pop., 5,131. Houses, 968. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in cotton factories and in collieries.

Higher Booths through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 08th March 2021

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