Bolton  Westmorland


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

BOLTON, a chapelry in Morland parish, Westmoreland; on the river Eden, and on the Eden Valley railway, near Kirkby-Thore r. station, and 4 miles NNW of Appleby. It includes the hamlet of Bewley-Castle, and has a post office under Penrith. Acres, with Morland township, 5,449. Rated property, £2,228. Pop., 390. Houses, 73. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £80.* Patron, the Vicar of Morland. The church is good; and there is a Methodist chapel.

Bolton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd January 2021

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