How to use Bolton in a sentence
It is divided by the Croal, a small tributary of the Irwell, into Great and Little Bolton, and as the full name implies, is surrounded by high moorland.
Before 1838, when Bolton was incorporated, the town was governed by a boroughreeve and two constables appointed at the annual court-leet.
The manor of Little Bolton seems to have been, at least from Henry III.'s reign, distinct from that of Great Bolton, and was held till the 17th century by the Botheltons or Boltons.
In 1337 the industry received an impulse from the settlement of a party of Flemish clothiers, and extended so greatly that when it was found necessary in 1566 to appoint by act of parliament deputies to assist the aulnegers, Bolton is named as one of the places where these deputies were to be employed.
Leland in his Itinerary (1558) recorded the fact that Bolton made cottons, which were in reality woollen goods.Advertisement
Real cotton goods were not made in Lancashire till 1641, when Bolton is named as the chief seat of the manufacture of fustians, vermilions and dimities.
Soon after the introduction of machinery, spinning factories were erected, and the first built in Bolton is said to have been set up in 1780.
During the Civil War Bolton sided with the parliament, and in February 1643 and March 1644 the royalist forces assaulted the town, but were on both occasions repulsed.
Martinengo Cesarescos Liberation of Italy (London, 1895) is to be strongly recommended, and is indeed, for accuracy, fairness and synthesis, as well as for charm of style, one of the very best books on the subject in any language; Bolton Kings History of Italian Unity (2 vols., London, 1899) is bulkier and less satisfactory, but contains a useful bibliography.
For modern times, see Bolton Kings History of Italian Unity (1899) antI Bolton King and Thomas Okeys Italy To-day (1901).Advertisement
Bolton's Harmonia ruralis, an account of British song-birds, first appeared between 1794 and 1796, but subsequent editions appeared up to 1846.
Some of his first attempts in public speaking were at meetings which he convened at Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Rochdale and other adjacent towns, to advocate the establishment of British schools.
Sir Henry's own principal contribution to the discussion was rather unfortunate, for while insisting on the blessings derived by England from its free-trade policy, he coupled this with the rhetorical admission (at Bolton in 1903) that "12,000,000 British citizens were underfed and on the verge of hunger."
The preparation of the pure metal was successfully effected by Werner von Bolton in 1905, who fused the compressed product obtained in the Berzelius process in the electric furnace, air being excluded.
They were followed by others at Newcastle, Manchester, Bolton, Chester and Macclesfield.Advertisement
The choir is usually long, and is sometimes, as at Llanthony and Christ Church (Twynham), shut off from the aisles, or, as at Bolton, Kirkham, &c., is destitute of aisles altogether.
The two great centres of production are Oldham, in which American cotton is chiefly, though not exclusively, spun, and Bolton, which spins the finer counts from Egyptian or Sea Island cotton.
On the i 5th of July, after various delays interposed by her reluctance to leave the neighbourhood of the border, where on her arrival she had received the welcome and the homage of the leading Catholic houses of Northumberland and Cumberland, she was removed to Bolton Castle in North Yorkshire.
In November of the same year there was a dinner at Bolton to Abraham Paulton, who had just returned from a successful Anti-Corn Law tour in Scotland.
After serving his apprenticeship in his native town, he established himself as a barber at Bolton about 1750, and later amassed a little property from dealing in human hair and dyeing it by a process of his own.Advertisement
The cotton trade developed rapidly after the introduction of the cylindrical carding machine, which was set up here two years before Peel used it at Bolton.
Farther up Wensleydale Bolton Castle stands high on the north side.
Ashton, Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Bolton and Wigan form a nearly confluent semicircle of great towns, their prosperity founded on the underlying coal and iron, maintained by imported cotton.
See Madame Rattazzi, Rattazzi et son temps (Paris, 1881); Bolton King, History of Italian Unity (London, 1899).
After the failure of the royal cause, and whilst Mary was a captive in England, Lesley (who had gone to her at Bolton) continued to exert himself on her behalf.Advertisement
It takes its name, inaccurately, from the great foundation of Bolton Priory, the ruins of which are among the most exquisitely situated in England.
The manor of Bolton Abbey with the rest of the district of Craven was granted by William the Conqueror to Robert de Romili, who evidently held it in 1086, although there is no mention made of it in the Domesday survey.
Westborough was separated from it in 1717, Southborough in 1727, and a part of Berlin in 1784; parts of it were annexed to Northborough in 1807, to Bolton in 1829 and to Hudson in 1866; and it annexed parts of Framingham in 1791, and of Southborough in 1843.
At this period we find, among a mass of horses and mares in the Stud-Book without any dates against their names, many animals of note with the earliest chronology extant, from Grey Ramsden (1704) and Bay Bolton (1705) down to a mare who exercised a most important influence on the English blood-horse.
The Project Board have agreed that Bolton will not reach the Regional target of complete assimilation by October 2005.Advertisement
Most were handloom weavers who would make bedspreads from morning til night in the cellar to be sold onto Bolton people.
Bolton, Ducis de Manchester, 1777, " engraved armorial crest, octagonal, 14in.
He and three of his descendants held the curacy of Bolton Abbey continuously for 117 years.
Criminal Records Having a criminal record does not necessarily debar you from being admitted onto your course at the University of Bolton.
Background Sharples Engineering Ltd of Bolton was established in 1999 and employs ten people in total, eight who are permanently employed in manufacturing.Advertisement
The first day was uneventful and we stayed the first night in Bolton with my friends Harry and Sheona.
Bolton Abbey station in a slight frost with the fires going.
Quiet second half, broken up by a lot of Bolton changes.
I was born not far from here in Bolton, the daughter of a primary school headmaster and a primary school teacher.
The claim was settled and Bolton MBC sought an indemnity from insurers.Advertisement
I wore a green goalkeeper's jersey and was the successor to Stan Hanson in the great Bolton Wanderers team of the nineteen fifties.
Our smaller John Bolton dining room offers a more intimate atmosphere, seating up to 24 guests for a formal luncheon.
As the name suggests Bolton Abbey was originally a large monastic Estate, based around the 12 th century priory.
My home is a small stone terraced house in a part of Bolton which is getting posh.
We are Bolton's youth environment posse and we come from all over Bolton.Advertisement
I can tell them what sort of place Bolton is [' not nice ' ], which your regular French pundit couldn't.
Today, to signify the very strong relationship with the Town of Bolton, the University awarded a number of unique Honorary Fellowships.
The former German international had signed for Bolton but has since reneged on that agreement.
The complete set of working drawings of the firm of Rothwell & Company, late of Bolton.
England won the women's final also in the extremely shapely forms of Lucy Bolton and Zara Dampney.Advertisement
Bolton MRT Members carrying the stretcher along the stream bed.
During the English Civil War Bolton was a royalist stronghold, and was besieged and fell to Cromwell in 1645.
Instead it covers the predominantly suburban and agrarian landscape that separates Bolton and Wigan.
During that period such Titans of fashion as Glenn Hoddle, Pat Sharpe and Michael Bolton adopted variants of the style.
All Monday nights training payed off as Bolton County played one touch football.
Sunday trains attracted pedlars and other undesirables who lined the road between the station and Bolton Abbey.
A Bolton handloom weaver could earn a princely £ 1 10s a week in the mid 1790s.
The only remnants of antiquity are two houses of the, 6th century in Little Bolton, of which one is a specially good example of Tudor work.
In 1791 a canal was constructed from Manchester to Bolton, and by an act of parliament (1792) Bolton Moor was enclosed.
Twelve presbyteries were erected in London; Shropshire and Lancashire were organized; and Bolton was so vigorous in the cause as to gain the name of the Gene Ta of Lancashire.
The nave in the northern houses, not unfrequently, had only a north aisle, as at Bolton, Brinkburn and Lanercost.
On the 26th of January 1569 she had been removed from Bolton Castle to Tutbury in Staffordshire, where proposals were conveyed to her, at the instigation of Leicester, for a marriage with the duke of Norfolk, to which she gave a graciously conditional assent; but the discovery of these proposals consigned Norfolk to the Tower, and on the outbreak of an insurrection in the north Mary, by Lord Hunsdon's advice, was again removed to Coventry, when a body of her intending deliverers was within a day's ride of Tutbury.
The army of Prince Rupert assembled on Westhoughton moor before the attack on Bolton.
To support this new allegation, Arkwright's opponents brought forward, for the first time, Thomas Highs, or Hayes, a reed-maker at Bolton, who stated that he had invented a machine for spinning by rollers previously to 1768, and that he had employed the watchmaker Kay to make a model of that machine.
I can tell them what sort of place Bolton is [' not nice ' ], which your regular French pundit could n't.
England won the women 's final also in the extremely shapely forms of Lucy Bolton and Zara Dampney.
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During that period such titans of fashion as Glenn Hoddle, Pat Sharpe and Michael Bolton adopted variants of the style.
If you are a cross-country skier who wants to get off the track and into the backcountry, the Bolton Mountain Nordic Center has an annual backcountry festival.
Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens have worked together on the three High School Musical movies, in the lead roles of Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez, respectively.
Many of your favorite characters are back for the sequel, including Troy Bolton (played by Zac Efron), Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens), Ryan Evans (Lucas Grabeel), and Sharpay Evans (Ashley Tisdale).
The story revolves around the basketball captain Troy Bolton and the reserved, academically gifted Gabriella Montez.
After Erik won the immunity challenge, Cirie Fields, Parvati Shallow, Natalie Bolton, and Amanda Kimmel came up with an outrageous plan to keep all four women in the game, despite the immunity necklace around Erik's neck.
From early days Bolton was famous for its woollen manufactures.