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Little Lever, Bolton

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Little Lever, Bolton

Little Lever is a large village within the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton in Greater Manchester, England. Historically a part of Lancashire, it is 2.4 miles southeast of Bolton, 1.9 miles west of Radcliffe, and 4 miles west-southwest of Bury. During the 19th century the population was employed in cotton-mills, paper-mills, bleach-works, terra-cotta works, a rope-walk, and in numerous collieries.
Post townBOLTON
Administrative CountyBolton
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD7507
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01204
Population11,505 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Little Lever, Bolton has been known in the past

Lever ~ Lever Little

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

Lever, Little, township and vil., Bolton le Moors par., SE. Lancashire, 3 miles SE. of Bolton, 807 ac., pop. 4413; P.O., T.O.; has cotton mills, paper works, chemical and bleaching works, and collieries.

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