Extracts from the Township Book of Halliwell in the Nineteenth Century.Recordsfrom the Township Book were originally transcribed by our founder Derek Billington and have recently been edited and updated by Margaret Koppens.
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A teacher’s memories of the school from 1963 to 1970
Boyhood memories of Darcy Lever from 1942 to 1960
The charted history of the Halliwell holywell from 1748 to 1850
Join Alan on his one mile walk from The Finishers Arms on Church Road Bolton, following Chorley Old Road, the original toll road joining Bolton to Preston and the north and ending at The Bob’s Smithy Inn high above Bolton as it would have been around 1900, visiting over 50
The industrial growth and demise of a Halliwell district told with photographs, maps and archive material relating to Brownlow Fold and Mortfield
Alan Simpson, the author, is a member of our Society. Alan was a lad growing up in the thriving, vibrant community of Brownlow Fold, Bolton throughout World Two and the Peacetime that followed. This is a collection of memories and short stories of childhood friendship and many adventures in this
Another interesting publication which follows the progress of the Bolton Mother & Child Welfare Association from its formation in the early 1900’s again until the formation of the Welfare State in the late 1940’s.
An interesting publication which follows the progress of the Bolton Poor Protection Society from its formation in the 1840s until the formation of the Welfare State in the late 1940s.