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Bootle, Sefton

Bootle is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton in Merseyside. The town was formally known as Bootle-cum-Linacre and has a total resident population of 77,640. Historically part of Lancashire, Bootle's economy has been centred around the docks and their associated industries for decades.
Post townBOOTLE
Administrative CountySefton
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ3394
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
Population(2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Bootle, Sefton has been known in the past

Bootle Cum Linacre ~ Boltelai

Bootle, Sefton in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bootle, or Bootle cum Linacre, mun. bor. and township with ry. sta., Walton on the Hill par., SW. Lancashire, on river Mersey, in N. vicinity of Liverpool, pop. 27,374 (showing an increase of 70 per cent, on the pop. of 1871); P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 5 newspapers. The bor. includes 370 ac. of the Liverpool docks, and contains the loading berths of the American steamers; it has also extensive timber-yards, jute factories, foundries, and corn-mills. B. received its charter in Dec. 1868.

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