Bolton Street Names: Their Meanings and Origins

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Take a fascinating trip around Bolton with this comprehensive etymological guide to its highways and byways. Discover the origins of the peculiarly named 'Bowkers Row' and 'Thweat Street'. Delve into the lives of some of Bolton's famous residents who are commemorated in the road names of their town, and find out about the numerous buildings and industries that also left their mark on Bolton's streets. Featuring all the streets of Great Bolton and Little Bolton and illustrated with more than seventy photographs, this valuable work is sure to appeal both to those interested in the study of the English language and to those wishing to discover more about Bolton's intriguing past.