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Bolton, Cumbria

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Bolton, Cumbria

Bolton is a village and civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England, about 4 miles north west of Appleby-in-Westmorland, and on the River Eden. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 416. Anthony Salvin designed Crossrigg Hall.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridNY6323
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01768
Population416 (2001)

Bolton, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bolton, township and eccl. dist., Morland par., N. Westmorland, 2 miles from Kirkby Thore ry. sta. and 4 miles NW. of Appleby, on river Eden, 2791 ac., pop. 404; P.O.

Bolton, Cumbria in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

BOLTON, a chapelry, in the parish of Morland, West ward and union, county of Westmorland, 4 miles (N. W. by W.) from Appleby; containing 383 inhabitants. About a mile north of the village, an iron bridge, thirty yards in length, was constructed across the Eden, at the expense of the landowners on both sides of the river, in 1816. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £80; patron, the Vicar of Morland: the tithes were commuted for land in 1808. The chapel is dedicated to All Saints. A meeting-house for Methodists was built in 1818; and there is a free school endowed with £13 per annum.

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