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ID: 7010534
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010534

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bolton (inhabited place)  Bolton (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 002 26 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.4333  decimal degrees

Note: Important woolen textile center in 16th cen., then cotton center by 18th cen.; expanded with invention Samuel Crompton's spinning mule 1779; bleaching, engineering & paper making began 19th cen.; site of Crompton's manor house, Hall-i'-th'-Wood.

Names:
Bolton (preferred,C,V,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Greater Manchester (county)  ................  Greater Manchester (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Bolton (borough)  ....................  Bolton (borough) (P)
Hierarchy of Bolton (inhabited place)  ........................  Bolton (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important early textile center
city (C)
manufacturing center (C)
mining center (C)
industrial center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bolton..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 346
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 31
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 346
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2590356
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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