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Egerton, Bolton

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Egerton, Bolton

Egerton, (pronounced "edgerton"), is a village in the unparished area of South Turton, in the northern part of the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. Historically part of Lancashire, it is situated three miles north of Bolton and 12 miles north west of Manchester city centre within the West Pennine Moors. The village takes its name from former landowner Sir Thomas Egerton. It developed in the 1830s when John and Edmund Ashworth set up cotton mills.
Post townBOLTON
Administrative CountyBolton
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD7114
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01204

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

Egerton, vil., 3½ miles N. of Bolton, SE. Lancashire; P.O., T.O.

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