BOLTON COUNTY BOROUGH: MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS
|Source of acquisition
||ABZ/83/27-28 deposited 28 June 1983
||Bolton County Borough Council
ABZ/1. Bolton Wanderers Football Club Burnden Park Disaster Relief Fund.
ABZ/2. Local Celebrations: Coronation of Edward VII; Death of King George V and King George's Playing Fields Foundation.
ABZ/3. Bolton Burial Board and Cemetery Records.
ABZ/4. Local Celebrations: Coronation of King George V.
ABZ/5. Transferred to ABPP.
ABZ/6. Bolton Unhealthy Areas and Dwellings Records.
ABZ/7. Bold Street Unhealthy Area Records.
ABZ/8. Visit to Bolton of King George V and Queen Mary.
ABZ/9. Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
ABZ/10. Visit to Bolton of King Fuad of Egypt.
ABZ/11. Local Celebrations: Golden & Diamond Jubilees of Queen Victoria.
ABZ/12. Mayoral Appeal Fund Papers Various Public Appeals.
ABZ/13. Bolton Civic Week, 1929.
ABZ/14. Local Government Boundary Commission Records, 1946-1950.
ABZ/15. Bolton Charter Centenary Celebrations, 1938.
ABZ/16. Manchester & District Joint Town Planning Advisory Committee Records.
ABZ/17. Samuel Crompton Centenary Celebrations, 1927.
ABZ/18. Bolton War-Time National Savings Campaign Records.
ABZ/19. Transferred to ABPP.
ABZ/20. Freedom of the Borough of Bolton Records.
ABZ/21. Royal Visits to Bolton Various, 1913 - 1972.
ABZ/22 - 25. Transferred to ABPP.
ABZ/26. Legal Papers: James Sherry v. Bolton Corporation.
ABZ/27 - 34. Transferred to ABPP.
ABZ/35. Bolton Civil Parish: Amalgamation of Townships and Poor Relief.
ABZ/36. Ashworth Estate Plans: New Eagley Mills.
ABZ/37. Civic Events: Miscellaneous Pamphlets, Photographs, etc.
ABZ/38. Bolton Town Hall Organ Centenary Recital, 1974.
ABZ/39. Bolton Moor Enclosure Plan and Award.
ABZ/40. Plan of Darcy Lever Township.
ABZ/41. Bolton Town Hall: Architectural Competition and Papers.
ABZ/42. Bolton Wanderers Football Club Burnden Park Disaster Relief Fund.
ABZ/43. Bolton New Civic Centre.
ABZ/44. Hall i'th'Wood Museum and Gardens.
ABZ/45. Bolton Civic Theatre Proposed, 1964.
ABZ/46. Civil Defence and Air Raid Precautions Files.
ABZ/47. Civic Restaurants.
ABZ/48. Local Authority Establishment, Wages, Superannuation; Election of Alderman.
ABZ/49. Bolton Bye-Laws.
ABZ/50 - 51. Transferred to ABPP.
ABZ/52. Bolton Election, 1874: Petition against J.C.Cross, M.P.
ABZ/53. 'The Woodland' Hostel Enquiry, 1936.
ABZ/54. Mayor of Bolton's Victory Gratitude Fund Papers, 1946.
ABZ/55. Sale Particulars of Property in Bolton Various, 1878 - 1891.
ABZ/56. Insurance Policies and Miscellaneous Correspondence.
ABZ/57. Civic Dinners and Luncheons: Menu Cards.
ABZ/58. Bolton Aerodrome Proposed at Middle Hulton.
ABZ/59. King Edward VII Memorial Fund: Nurses' Home.
ABZ/60. Royal Lancashire Agricultural Shows at Bolton.
ABZ/61. Transferred to ABPP.
ABZ/62. Civic Events and Local Celebrations Various, 1932 - 1968.
ABZ/63. Armorial Bearings, Civic Regalia, Silverware and Tableware.
ABZ/64. Bolton War-Time Vegetable Shows and Food Exhibitions.
ABZ/65. Smithills Hall Estate.
ABZ/66. 'Town Clerk's Archives'.
ABZ/67. Bolton Ring Road: Crompton Way and Moss Bank Way.
ABZ/68. Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee.
ABZ/69. Bolton Commonwealth Friendship Council: International Co-operation Year.
ABZ/70. Bolton Town Hall Inventories.
ABZ/71. Mining Subsidence and Culverts.
ABZ/72. Theatrical Employers Act, 1925: Applications for Registration.
ABZ/73. Top Storey Club Fire Diasaster, 1961. Restricted Access.
ABZ/74. Bolton Corporation Jubilee, 1888.
ABZ/75. Deaths & Funerals of King George VI, Queen Mary and Winston Churchill.
ABZ/76. Local Government Re-organisation, 1958 - 1968.
ABZ/77. Local Honours and Awards, 1960 - 1970.
ABZ/78. Civic Trust Award Scheme, 1958 - 1968.
ABZ/79. Central Criminal Court for South Lancashire Proposed.
ABZ/80. East Lancashire Territorial Force Association.
ABZ/81. Sale Particulars Bolton; Enclosure Tonge Moor; Lostock Aircraft Factory De Havilland; National Trust Enterprise Neptune.
ABZ/82. Bolton Town Hall and Civic Centre.
ABZ/83. Miscellaneous Maps, Plans & Enclosure Awards.
ABZ/84. Royal Lancashire Agricultural Show, 1927.
ABZ/85. Air Raid Precautions Records.
ABZ/86. Bolton Town Hall Organ.
ABZ/87. The Loyal Regiment and the Bolton Artillery (Freedom of the Borough, etc.).
ABZ/88. Rolls of Honorary Freemen of the Borough.
ABZ/89. Bolton Civic Theatre and Arts Centre Proposed).
ABZ/90. Weights and Measures.
ABZ/91. Miscellaneous Byelaws, Handbooks and Council Publications.
ABZ/92. Bridgeman Street Public Baths, Bolton.
ABZ/93. Local Government Re-organisation, 1966 - 1973.
ABZ/94. Transferred to BZ.
ABZ/96. Bolton Town Hall and Civic Centre Films.
ABZ/97. Alderman Henry Warburton, Mayor of Bolton Films.
ABZ/98. Octagon Theatre, Bolton Film.
ABZ/99. War Charities Act, 1940: Charity Registration and Reports.
ABZ/100. Bolton Borough Charter of Incorporation: Petition, Correspondence, etc.
ABZ/101. Civil Defence.
ABZ/102. Bolton War Memorial Improvement Scheme.
ABZ/103. John Bradshaw Gass Charitable Trust: Lectures and Art Gallery.
ABZ/104. Mayor's Certificates of Nationality and Good Character.
ABZ/105. Bolton Institute of Technology: Official Opening.
ABZ/106. Royal Visits to Bolton: Photograph Albums.
ABZ/107. Bolton Local Employment Committee.
ABZ/108. Lostock Colliery.
ABZ/109. Mining Subsidence.
ABZ/110. White Bank Estate, Rumworth.
ABZ/111. O'Hara v.Bolton Corporation.
ABZ/112. Winter Hill Right of Way Dispute.
ABZ/113. South Lancashire Rivers Catchment Area.
ABZ/114. Bolton Members of Parliament Complaints.
ABZ/115. Map of North and Central England.
ABZ/116. Bolton Development Plan Town & Country Planning Act, 1947.
ABZ/117. Bolton Precinct: Hick Hargreaves Steam Engine
BURDEN PARK FOOTBALL GROUND DISASTER ABZ/1 9th MARCH 1946
For records relating to the Mayor of Bolton's Disaster Relief Fund, see ABZ/42
Public Inquiry Records and Legal Papers Blackshaw v. Bolton Wanderers Football Club and Howard
Proceedings of the public inquiry into the circumstances of the disaster at the Bolton Wanderers Football Ground on 9th March 1946, before R. Moelwyn Hughes, K.C., Sir Alexander Rouse and W. C. Johnson. Typescript transcript of shorthand notes ABZ/1/1 Mar, 1-2 Apr, 16 Apr 1946
Parliamentary report of the public inquiry by R. Moelwyn Hughes, K.C., to Home Secretary. Printed ABZ/1/2 Jun 1946
Parliamentary report: Departmental Committee on Crowds. Printed ABZ/1/3 1924
File of correspondence with the Home Office regarding reimbursement of costs in case of Blackshaw v. Bolton Wanderers and Howard; reimbursement of expenditure in respect of Home Office Inquiry; police expenditure ABZ/1/4 Mar 1946 - Jan 1948
Report of W. J. Howard, Chief Constable of Bolton, on fatal casualties at the Football Association Cup Tie, Burnden Park, with lists of exhibits and statements of witnesses. Printed ABZ/1/5 23 Mar 1946
File of reports and newspaper cuttings regarding the disaster and the public inquiry, with list of fatalities ABZ/1/6 Mar-Jun 1946
File of plans of Burnden Park showing turnstiles, barriers and other features with reference table ABZ/1/7 Mar-Apr 1946
File of notes and reports for the public inquiry: local authority bye-laws and powers with regard to buildings, football grounds and theatres ABZ/1/8 Mar-Apr 1946
Album containing seven photographs of crowds inside and outside Burnden Park between 2.20 p.m. and 3.15 p.m. on Saturday, 9th March 1946 ABZ/1/9 9 Mar 1946
Album containing thirty two photographs of Burnden Park Football Ground, stands, fences and adjoining roads, including features referred to in the Public Inquiry and damage caused during the disaster ABZ/1/10 Mar 1946
File of newspapers containing reports of the disaster ABZ/1/11 Undated
Bolton Evening News ABZ/1/11/1 9-16 Mar 1946
Bolton Evening News ABZ/1/11/2 6 Jul 1946
Sunday Chronicle ABZ/1/11/3 10 Mar 1946
Sunday Dispatch ABZ/1/11/4 10 Mar 1946
Sunday Empire News ABZ/1/11/5 10 Mar 1946
Sunday Graphic ABZ/1/11/6 10 Mar 1946
Sunday Pictorial ABZ/1/11/7 10 Mar 1946
Sunday Times ABZ/1/11/8 10 Mar 1946
The People ABZ/1/11/9 10 Mar 1946
Daily Telegraph ABZ/1/11/10 11 Mar 1946
File of legal papers, writ, pleadings and evidence: High Court, Kings Bench Division: Nellie Blackshaw, widow of John Thomas Blackshaw, plaintiff, and Bolton Wanderers Football Club and William James Howard (Chief Constable of Bolton), defendants - includes copies of plans, reports ABZ/1/12 Mar-Oct 1946
File of correspondence relating to the case Blackshaw v. Bolton Wanderers Football Club and Howard ABZ/1/13 Apr 1946-Jul 1947
BOLTON COUNTY BOROUGH LOCAL CELEBRATIONS COMMITTEE - CORONATION OF KING EDWARD VII AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA ABZ/2
Source of acquisition:
Deposited by Bolton Central Library on 3 Dec 1974
Minute Book - Coronation Sub-committee ABZ/2/1 Feb 1902 - Jun 1902
Coronation Letter Book ABZ/2/2 Feb 1902 - Aug 1903
Statement of estimates and expenditure ABZ/2/3 Jun 1902
Memorandum Book of Thomas Riley, Secretary to Coronation Sub-committee ABZ/2/4 Undated c.1902
Bank Book ABZ/2/5 Jun 1902 - Jul 1902
Printed Notices relating to Coronation celebrations ABZ/2/6 Feb 1902 - Jun 1902
Tenders file - fireworks, balloon ascents, parachute descents, stand and barriers, illuminations, etc ABZ/2/7 Mar 1902 - Jun 1902
Miscellaneous correspondence ABZ/2/8 Feb 1902 - Jun 1902
DEATH OF KING GEORGE V AND THE KING GEORGE'S PLAYING FIELDS FOUNDATION [no ref. or date]
Correspondence file - civic mourning of death of King George V, proclamation of Edward VIII, newspaper cuttings ABZ/2/9 Jan - Mar 1936
Correspondence file - Local committee for national memorial to George V; playing field sites; copies of subscription lists, agenda and minutes ABZ/2/10 Jun 1936 - May 1937
Correspondence file - Local Memorial Committee, National Playing Fields Association, King George's Fields Foundation, gift of site for playing field in Quebec Street, Bolton, standards required for financial support ABZ/2/11 Sep 1936 - Dec 1939
Plans and elevations of Quebec Street Playing Fields site ABZ/2/12 1936-39
Playing Fields subscription list ABZ/2/13 1936
Local Playing Field Fund accounts and receipts ABZ/2/14 1936 - 1939
Playing Field Fund receipt books ABZ/2/15 - 19 1936 - 1937
Donors' subscription slips ABZ/2/20 1936
Interim report of the King George's Fields Foundation ABZ/2/21 1936 - 1946
BOLTON BURIAL BOARD AND CEMETERY RECORDS ABZ/3
General Correspondence and Papers ABZ/3/1
Applications for transfer of burial grant ABZ/3/1/1 1870 - 1889
Applications for transfer of burial grant ABZ/3/1/2 1890 - 1899
Applications for transfer of burial grant ABZ/3/1/3 1900 - 1904
Applications for removal of a body ABZ/3/1/4 1883 - 1904
Letters of complaint to and from the cemeteries ABZ/3/1/5 1859 - 1904
General correspondence to and from the cemeteries, including tenders for work and scales of charges for burials and foundation of Tonge and Heaton Cemeteries ABZ/3/1/6 1853 - 1904
General correspondence to and from the Town Hall ABZ/3/1/7 1853 - 1904
Disputes over burials ABZ/3/1/8 1876 - 1902
Applications to open graves for further burials ABZ/3/1/9 1891 - 1907
Burial Grants ABZ/3/1/10 1858 - 1901
Statutory declaration as to loss of burial grant ABZ/3/1/11 1868 - 1892
Applications for burials to take place without production of burial grant ABZ/3/1/12 1875 - 1904
Tonge Cemetery - abstract of title, copy conveyance, plans of land purchased from Nicholas Le Gendre Starkey, esq., for Tonge Cemetery ABZ/3/2 1792 - 1856
Tables of fees, cemetery byelaws, and related correspondence ABZ/3/3 1852 - 1903
Reports ABZ/3/4 1855. Jan -May 1857
Burial Board Committee
Legal papers relating to Sextons' rights in Tonge Cemetery ABZ/3/5 1857
Plans and reports relating to coalmines under Tonge Cemetery ABZ/3/6 1894
Memoranda relating to workmen employed in Tonge and Heaton Cemeteries ABZ/3/7 Apr - Sep 1904
Printed Notices, including public submissions of offenders, list of approved epitaphs ABZ/3/8 1880 - 1893
CORONATION OF KING GEORGE V AND QUEEN MARY ABZ/4
Minute Book - Bolton Coronation Committee ABZ/4/1 Mar 1911 - Jul 1911
Letter Book - Bolton Coronation Committee ABZ/4/2 Apr 1911 - Jul 1911
Correspondence file - general ABZ/4/3 Mar 1911 - Jun 1911
Correspondence file - bands ABZ/4/4 Apr 1911
Correspondence file - firework displays, illuminations, decoration of public buildings ABZ/4/5 Apr 1911 - May 1911
Financial records - order book, bills, receipts, summary of income and expenditure ABZ/4/6 Mar 1911 - Jul 1911
Printed programmes and notices ABZ/4/7 Mar 1911 - Jul 1911
Plans - stands etc. at Spa Road Recreation Ground ABZ/4/8 Jun 1911
BOLTON COUNTY BOROUGH UNHEALTHY AREAS AND DWELLINGS SUB-COMMITTEE ABZ/6
Source of acquisition:
Deposited by Bolton Central Library on 3 Dec 1974.
Reports of Medical Officer of Health - condition of houses unfit for human habitation and incapable of repair ABZ/6/1 Apr 1931 - May 1939
Reports of Medical Officer of Health - unhealthy areas ABZ/6/2 Nov 1930 - Jun 1936
Including plans and correspondence
BOLD STREET UNHEALTHY AREA, BOLTON ABZ/7
Correspondence, plans, legal papers (Best v. Bolton Corporation), notices of demolition, property in Bold Street, Back Cheapside, Back Mawdesley Street, Great Moor Street, Bold Court, Evans Court ABZ/7/1 1902-1905
VISIT OF KING GEORGE V AND QUEEN MARY TO BOLTON, 1913 ABZ/8
Source of acquisition:
Deposited by Bolton Central Library on 3 Dec 1974
Correspondence - general, including presentations & exhibitions ABZ/8/1 Feb - Jul 1913
Register - seats booked in public stand in Victoria Square ABZ/8/2 Jul 1913
Register - seats booked in Town Hall stand, Victoria Square ABZ/8/3 Jul 1913
Plans - stands, platforms, barricades, seating accomodation ABZ/8/4 Jul 1913
Handbooks ABZ/8/5 Jul 1913
Local Industries Exhibition
CORONATION OF KING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELIZABETH ABZ/9
Minute Book - Bolton Coronation Committee ABZ/9/1 Sep 1936 - Apr 1937
Correspondence - general ABZ/9/2 Dec 1936 - May 1937
Correspondence - fireworks ABZ/9/3 Sep 1936 - May 1937
Correspondence - grants to babies born on Coronation Day ABZ/9/4 May-Jun 1937
Correspondence -illuminations ABZ/9/5 Sep-Oct 1936
Correspondence - Old Folks' treat ABZ/9/6 Mar-May 1937
Photograph of Loyal Address of Associations of Municipal Corporations ABZ/9/7 May 1937
Illuminated Scroll - loyal address of Bolton Schoolchildren to Mayor ABZ/9/8 May 1937
Children's Pageant programme ABZ/9/9 May 1937
VISIT OF KING FUAD OF EGYPT TO BOLTON ABZ/10
Source of acquisition:
Deposited by Bolton Central Library on 3 Dec 1914.
Letter: Grand Chamberlain of Egypt to Mayor of Bolton - accepting invitation to King to visit Bolton ABZ/10/1 11 Apr 1927
Correspondence - general ABZ/10/2 Feb-Jul 1927
Correspondence - invitations to official functions ABZ/10/3 Jul 1927
Correspondence - gift by King Fuad of £300 to Poor ABZ/10/4 Jul-Dec 1927
List of guests at official functions ABZ/10/5 Jul 1927
Facsimile of illuminated address of welcome ABZ/10/6 Jul 1927
Copy of Egyptian National Anthem ABZ/10/7 Undated
CELEBRATIONS FOR QUEEN VICTORIAS' GOLDEN AND DIAMOND JUBILEES ABZ/11
Folder: Minutes of Committee Meetings to celebrate the Golden Jubilee - Proposed Technical School and Imperial Institue ABZ/11/1 1887
Folder: Subscription Lists, Letters, Accounts and programmes of events ABZ/11/2 1887
Folder: Minutes of Committee Meetings to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee - Proposed extensions to Bolton Infirmary, Holidays, newspaper cuttings etc ABZ/11/3 1897
Book: List of Subscriptions for the Diamond Jubilee ABZ/11/4 1897
Folder: Circulars, Instructions and Order of Procession for the Jubilee Day ABZ/11/5 1897
APPEAL FUNDS ABZ/12
Folder: Correspondence concerning donations made to the National Thanksgiving Fund ABZ/12/1 1950
Folder: Correspondence of the relief fund for dependants of men lost aboard H.M.S. Truculent - sunk by collision in the River Thames ABZ/12/2 1950
Folder: Correspondence of the relief fund for dependents of men lost aboard H.M.S. Affray - sunk in the English Channel ABZ/12/3 1951
Folder: Correspondence of the North Devon and Somerset relief funds for the Lynmouth Disaster ABZ/12/4 1952
Folder: Correspondence of the North Devon and Somerset relief funds for the Lynmouth Disaster ABZ/12/5 1952
Folder: Correspondence and newspaper cuttings regarding Fund-Raising events for the Bolton Parish Church Organ Appeal ABZ/12/6 1952
Folder: Cash books and receipts for donations made to the Bolton Parish Church Organ Appeal ABZ/12/7 1952
Folder: Correspondence, minutes, accounts, draft letter of appeal and other details of the Appeal Fund for renovation and repairs of Bolton Parish Church ABZ/12/8 18 Jan 1966 - 1969
BOLTON CIVIC WEEK: 21st - 29th SEPT 1929 ABZ/13
Newspaper: "The Commercial" Article on Bolton's Industrial importance and its history ABZ/13/1 Sep 1929
Folder: Programme and details of the events during the Civic Week ABZ/13/2 1929
Also draft minutes of the meetings of the Reception Committee
Envelope: Invitation cards to Dinners, Concerts, Exhibitions etc. taking place during the Civic Week ABZ/13/3 1929
LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1945 ABZ/14
[no title or date] ABZ/14/Box 1
Folder: Correspondence, minutes and booklets from various meetings and conferences ABZ/14/Box 1/1 June - Sept 1947
Folder: Correspondence, minutes and booklets from various meetings and conferences ABZ/14/Box 1/2 Oct. 1947 - Oct 1949
[no title or date] ABZ/14/Box 2
Folder: Correspondence etc. concerning the proposed Manchester County Council ABZ/14/Box 2/1 1947 - 1948
Folder: Report from Private Meetings between the Lancashire & Cheshire County Borough Councils ABZ/14/Box 2/2 15 Sep 1947
Folder: Report from meetings with neighbouring county Boroughs ABZ/14/Box 2/3 Arp - Sep 1947
Folder: Report from a meeting with the Merseyside Authorities ABZ/14/Box 2/4 25 Jul 1947
Folder: Newspaper cuttings about the Boundary Commission ABZ/14/Box 2/5 May 1947 - Mar. 1950
Folder: Reports of Meetings to discuss the Service in particular ABZ/14/Box 2/6 Oct 1946
[no title or date] ABZ/14/Box 3
Folder: Proposals of Bolton Council for the Boundary Commission ABZ/14/Box 3/1 1947
Map: Map showing the proposals of the Bolton Council ABZ/14/Box 3/2 1947
BOLTON CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS 1938 ABZ/15
[no title or date] ABZ/15/Box 1
Folder: Minutes and correspondence for the proposed celebrations ABZ/15/Box 1/1 1938
Folder: Financial Correspondence and estimates for the proposed celebrations ABZ/15/Box 1/2 1938
Folder: Programmes, invitations and letters concerning the Garden Party held at Smithills Hall ABZ/15/Box 1/3 1938
Folder: Letters, invitations, programmes and newspaper cuttings for the Thanksgiving Service held at Churches throughout Bolton ABZ/15/Box 1/4 1938
Folder: Correspondence, invitations and plan of the Centenary Exhibition held at Silverwell Street ABZ/15/Box 1/5 1938
Folder: Booklets, magazines and newspapers relating to the Centenary Celebrations ABZ/15/Box 1/6 1938
Folder: Correspondence and newspaper cuttings concerning the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Bolton ABZ/15/Box 1/7 1938
Plan Borough of Bolton as incorporated in 1838 ABZ/15/Box 1/8 1937
[no title or date] ABZ/15/Box 2
Folder: Minutes of Proceedings of General Purpose Committee ABZ/15/Box 2/1 1938
Folder: Minutes of Proceedings of Special Sub-Committee ABZ/15/Box 2/2 1938
Folder: Letters, seating plan, list of guests and menu for the Civic Banquet ABZ/15/Box 2/3 15th Jul 1938
Folder: Booklets, menus, seating plan, tickets, list of Exibitors, & Newspaper cuttings for the Centenary Exhibition and luncheon ABZ/15/Box 2/4 1938
Folder: List of guests, Insurance Cover & Invitations for Garden Party at Smithills Hall ABZ/15/Box 2/5 1938
Folder: Invitations, accounts and seating plans for the Centenary Exhibition Luncheon ABZ/15/Box 2/6 1938
THE MANCHESTER & DISTRICT JOINT TOWN PLANNING ABZ/16
ADVISORY COMMITTEE [no ref. or date]
Folder: Letters, maps, memos and minutes of meetings held to establish the above named committee and outline its aims ABZ/16/1 Jun 1920 - Jul 1922
Folder: Letters, booklets and maps concerning particular proposals forwarded by the committee ABZ/16/2 Aug 1922 - Jan 1924
Folder: Letters, booklets and minutes of meetings held to discuss the running of the committee ABZ/16/3 Feb 1921 - Mar 1925
Booklet & Map: Details of systems of intoducing new schemes and services under "Regional Scheme" Map (Scale 2½ to 1 mile) in 12 sections ABZ/16/4 1925
Folder: Booklets, letters and reports concerning the function and aims of the Regional Planning Committee ABZ/16/5 Mar 1925 - Nov 1925
Folder: Letters, reports and booklets regarding the proceedings of the Advisory committee ABZ/16/6 Feb 1926 - Nov 1927
MANCHESTER & DISTRICT JOINT TOWN PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SOUTH LANCASHIRE & NORTH CHESHIRE ADVISORY PLANNING COMMITTEE) AND OTHER PAPERS [no ref. or date]
Manchester & District joint town planning advisory committee ABZ/16/7 3 Dec 1925
Report upon the Regional Scheme including general survey of region, communications, zoning, places of Historic intrest, mining areas, public utility services and town planning
Manchester & District joint town planning advisory committee - constitution and functions of new Advisory Committee ABZ/16/8 Sep 1926
Meeting of above committee held at Town Hall Manchester for election of chairman, deputy chairman appointments of Secretary, Honorary Treasurer, Audit clerks and Surveyors ABZ/16/9 2 Nov 1927
Reports of meetings of above named committee including letters, rules of procedure, maps, statements of progress, statements of receipts and payment ABZ/16/10 10 Dec 1927 - Dec 1937
Report on objections to draft joint planning scheme ABZ/16/11 2-10 Mar 1938
Honorary secretary's report to the Manchester & District Joint Town Planning Advisory Committee. Items 4,5,6,7 ABZ/16/12 12 May - 13 May 1938
Report from Ministry of Health, Town and County Planning Division concerning administration of operative planning schemes ABZ/16/13 22 Oct 1938
Report to M & D. J.T.P.A.C ABZ/16/14 18 May 1939
Concerning resignation of Honorary Secretary to the committee, conference of council, reservation of land, regional treatment of sewage, and co-ordination of transport facilities
M. & D.J.T.P.A. C ABZ/16/15 9 Oct 1926 - 19 Dec 1935
Correspondence, constitution of functions of the committee, letters from other planning committee's. request for contributions to the committee. Statuary rules and orders. Meeting minutes, extracts from local government Act 1929 Town Planning. Pictures of land to be turned into parks. Report on surveyors sub-committee proceedings. Town Planning interim development
The South Lancashire & North Cheshire Advisory Planning Committee formerly known at the Manchester and District Joint Town Planning Advisory Committee; resolution of M.D.C. 13 Nov 1942. Correspondence minutes of proceedings, reports and maps ABZ/16/16 20 May 1936 - 2 May 1950
Reports of meetings, appointments of staff, report on sub-committee. Minutes of meetings, industrial survey, population survey, advancement survey ABZ/16/17 13 Nov 1942 - 25 Nov 1947
Book: S.L. & N.C.A. Plan including revised constitution, The Advisory Area, population, climate, agriculture, public services, industry, communications, green-belt land, control of advertisements smoke abatement, new powers. also includes tables diagrams, maps and illustrations ABZ/16/18 3 Jan 1948
Cirrcular to local authorities and joint town planning committees (England and Wales) from Ministry of Health, Whitehall; Town and Country Planning Act - including extension of powers, contents of schemes, country planning, general development orders, design and external appearance, parliamentary procedure, agreements with owners, etc ABZ/16/19 4 Mar 1933
Cirrcular to local authorities and joint town planning committees (England and Wales) from Ministry of Health, Whitehall; Summary of circular ABZ/16/20 11 Mar 1933
Ministry of Health Booklet, Town & Country Planning - model clauses for use in preparation of schemes (with notes); including reservation of lands, streets and building lines, building restrictions and use of land, general amenity and convenience maintenance. use, alteration, extension and replacement of existing buildings, plans approvals, appeals. Miscellaneous and schedules ABZ/16/21 Feb 1937
Ministry of Health Booklet, Town & Country Planning - model clauses for use in preparation of schemes (with notes); including reservation of lands, streets and building lines, building restrictions and use of land, general amenity and convenience maintenance. use, alteration, extension and replacement of existing buildings, plans approvals, appeals. Miscellaneous and schedules ABZ/16/22 Mar 1937
Booklet of the future of the Lancashire Countryside published by the council for the preservation of Rural England. Lancashire branch, including control of use of land, administration, green belts and "Lungs", housing accomodation in the Towns, Rural Industries, National Parks, Utility Services, etc ABZ/16/23 1942
Papers dealing with town planning and the Railways ABZ/16/24 Undated
SAMUEL CROMPTON CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS ABZ/17
Folder: Programmes, Invitations and Correspondence concerning the Celebrations; also booklet "Samuel Crompton and the Cotton Industry" by Bolton Independent Labour Party ABZ/17/1 1927
Folder: Guest Lists, Accounts, tickets and Invitation Cards ABZ/17/2 1927
Folder: a.Copy of "The Times" 10th Jun 1927. b.Copy of "The Radio Times" 3rd Jun 1927; Both papers carrying articles on the Centenary Celebrations ABZ/17/3 Undated
Cards: Invitation Cards for the Reception and Dinner showing acceptances etc ABZ/17/4 1927
Envelope: Grand Chamberlain, Abdin Palace, Cairo to the Mayor of Bolton - Expressing regret that King George V was unable to be present at the centenary celebrations ABZ/17/5 11 Apr 1927
BOLTON "WARDSHIP WEEK" WAR WEAPONS WEEK" & "WINGS FOR VICTORY WEEK" (1941-1943) ABZ/18
Folder: Letters & newspaper cuttings concerning the visits of Tanks to Bolton as apart of a campaign to raise Armaments for the Country ABZ/18/1 5-8 Sep 1941
Folder: Letters, Newspapers cuttings and list of subscription for "Warships Week" in Bolton ABZ/18/2 18-25 Oct 1941
Folder: Letters, plans, newspaper cuttings, photographs & telegrams detailing the Adoption of "H.M.S. DIDO", the objective of Bolton "Warship Week" ABZ/18/3 Dec 1941 - Mar. 1947
Folder: Letters, photographs, Bulletein & Curculars concerning the H.M.S. DIDO Welfare fund and the distribution of monies ABZ/18/4 Dec. 1947 - May 1950
Folder: Letters, receipts & newspaper cutting of Funds raised for Bolton "War Weapons Week". Cinema slides "Dig for Victory" ABZ/18/5 Oct - Nov. 1940
Folder: Letters, subscription list & circulars connected with Fund raising events for "Bolton War Weapons Week" ABZ/18/6 Oct - Nov. 1940
Folder: Letters, Invitations, List of subscription and plans concerning the attempt to raise £1,000,000 during the "Wings for Victory" ABZ/18/7 Jan-May 1943
HONORARY FREEDOMS OF THE BOROUGH OF BOLTON ABZ/20
[no title or date] ABZ/20/Box 1
Folder: Correspondence, Estimates and newspapers for presentation of "Freedom" ABZ/20/Box 1/1 1899-1910
a. Alderman Nicholson 1899
b. Alderman, Cannon, Messrs. Thomasson & Lever. 1902
c. Messrs T.Wilkinson and A.Carnegi 1910
d. Mr. F.Nightingale 1907
Folder: Correspondence, Estimates, and Newspaper & Photographs for presentation of "Freedom" ABZ/20/Box 1/2 1925; 1927
a. Alderman Aspinal
b. Col G.Hesketh
Packet: Labels and Cards for places at functions ABZ/20/Box 1/3 Undated
Folder: Correspondence, minutes, photographs, newspaper cuttings and booklets for presentation of 'Freedom of the Borough' to Alderman. J. P. Taylor ABZ/20/Box 1/4 1938
[no title or date] ABZ/20/Box 2
Folder: Correspondence for the presentation of Honorary Freedom of the Borough to Andrew Carnegie ABZ/20/Box 2/1 1910
Folder: Correspondence for the proposed presentation of Honorary Freedom of the Borough to David Lloyd George. Silver Casket retained by Council ABZ/20/Box 2/2 1919 - 1945
Folder: Correspondence for the presentation of Honorary Freedom of Borough to Alderman Aspinal ABZ/20/Box 2/3 1925
Folder: Correspondence for the presentation of the Honorary Freedom of the Borough to Col. G.Hesketh ABZ/20/Box 2/4 1927
Folder: Presentation Booklets for the Honorary Freedom of the Borough to persons listed above ABZ/20/Box 2/5 1899 - 1938
[no title or date] ABZ/20/Box 3
Folder: Correspondence, minutes, photographs, newspapers, and estimates for presentation of 'Freedom' of the Borough to Mr. J. W. Wigglesworth ABZ/20/Box 3/1 1964
Folder: Correspondence, minutes, photographs, newspapers and estimates for presentation of 'Freedom' of the Borough to Mr. E. S. Gawne. F.R.C.S.E ABZ/20/Box 3/2 1964
Folder: Correspondence, minutes, photographs, newspapers, booklets and estimates for presentation of 'Freedom' of the Borough to Alderman. J. Vickers. O.B.E. & The Bolton Artillery ABZ/20/Box 3/3 1964 - 1966
Folder: Correspondence, minutes, booklets, photographs and lists of invitations for presentation of 'Freedom' of the Borough to Alderman. S. Entwistle. O.B.E ABZ/20/Box 3/4 1969
PRESENTATION OF THE FREEDOM OF BOROUGH TO FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN. 4th & 5th Nov 1949 ABZ/20/Box 4
Folder: Correspondence and minutes concerning the arrangements for the ceremony ABZ/20/Box 4/1 Undated
Folder: Brochure, Invitation Cards and Tickets also Report on the Admission to Honorary 'Freedom' ABZ/20/Box 4/2 Undated
Folder: Correspondence and photographs for the preparation of the Casket, Scroll and Silver Cups ABZ/20/Box 4/3 Undated
Folder: Correspondence and plans for general arrangements and seating ABZ/20/Box 4/4 Undated
PRESENTATION OF THE FREEDOM OF BOROUGH TO FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN. 4th & 5th Nov 1949 ABZ/20/Box 5
Folder: Correspondence concerning catering and also invitation cards to the Ceremony and the Dinner ABZ/20/Box 5/1 Undated
Folder: Correspondence and invitations to the Freedom Ceremony and Buffet Luncheon ABZ/20/Box 5/2 Undated
Folder: Correspondence and invitations to the Freedom Ceremony and Banquet ABZ/20/Box 5/3 Undated
Folder: Detailed accounts of all expenses connected with the Ceremony ABZ/20/Box 5/4 Undated
Folder: Newspaper cuttings and photographs of the Ceremony in general ABZ/20/Box 5/5 Undated
ROYAL VISITS ABZ/21
Folder: Correspondence, Newspapers, plans and details of arrangements and the visit of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth to Bolton ABZ/21/1 20 May 1938
Folder: Correspondence, Newspaper cuttings and details of arrangements and the visit of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth to Bolton ABZ/21/2 8 Mar. 1945
Folder: Correspondence and details of arrangement for the visit of Queen Elizabeth to Bolton ABZ/21/3 Jun. - Jul 1954
Folder: Correspondence, plans, arrangements and Newspapers concerning the visit of Queen Elizabeth to Bolton ABZ/21/4 22 Oct. 1954
Folder: Coronation souvenir and official programme of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra ABZ/21/5 26 Jun - 28 Jun 1902
Folder: Souvenir booklet for the Royal Visit of King George V and Queen Mary; Photographs and cloth plan ABZ/21/6 10 Jul 1913
Folder: Correspondence and newspaper cuttings of the Abdication of King Edward VIII and the accession of King George VI; also Telegraph from Buckingham Palace ABZ/21/7 10 Dec - 15 Dec. 1936
Folder: Booklet for the Duke of Edinburgh's tour of Cheshire and Lancashire; also correspondence and programmes for the tour ABZ/21/8 31 May - 1 Jun 1972
Folder: Photographs of busts of King Edward VII, George V and Queen Mary ABZ/21/9 Undated
Folder: H.R.H. The Duchess Of Kent and Princess Alexandra 13 - 14 October 1953 ABZ/21/10 Aug 1953 - Oct 1953
Correspondence, Menus, guest lists, police orders, photographs and newspaper cuttings
Folder: H.R.H. Princess Alexandra ABZ/21/11 12 Apr 1961 - 22 Jul 1961
Opening of Bolton Training Centre Guide Dogs for the Blind Correspondence, guest lists, route plans, newspaper cuttings and photographs
Folder: H.R.H. Princess Margaret ABZ/21/12 19 Sep 1962 - 7 Nov 1962
Opening of New Youth Centre at St. Aidan's Church, Hall-ith-wood 7 Nov 1962. Correspondence and press cuttings. Also list of all Royal Visits from 11 Oct 1851 to 24 Oct 1969
BOLTON WAR MEMORIAL ABZ/24
Folder: Correspondence:- General Purposes Committee ABZ/24/1 4 Dec 1918 - 19 Jan 1924
Folder: Draft Minutes ABZ/24/2 10 Dec 1920 - 30 Oct 1925
Folder: General Correspondence. Offers of information from other towns who have recently errected Memorials ABZ/24/3 20 Nov 1924 - Aug 1925
Folder: Subscription Accounts ABZ/24/4 1925 - 1926
Parcel: Final List of Subscribers ABZ/24/5 1925 - 1926
Folder: Audited Accounts ABZ/24/6 1926 - 1933
Folder: Un veiling of War Memorial, programmes, brochures and press cuttings ABZ/24/7 16 Jul 1928
Copy Book: Minutes of War Memorial Committee Meetings ABZ/24/8 10 Dec 1920 - 30 Aug 1934
Plan: showing layout of memorial and surrounding area ABZ/24/9 Oct 1935
BOLTON BOROUGH ABZ/26
BOX 1: Arbitration between James Sherry & The County Borough of Bolton. (Compulsory Purchase) [no ref.] 1905
Folder: Reports of the proceedings ABZ/26/Box 1/1 Undated
Folder: Plan, estimates, Notices & Correspondence for the compulsory purchase of Property in Deansgate ABZ/26/Box 1/2 Undated
Bundle: Valuations, Transcripts and proofs ABZ/26/Box 1/3 Undated
Bundle: Notes of Reference, Valuations, Proofs and Correspondence ABZ/26/Box 1/4 Undated
Bundle: Briefs, Transcripts, Bills, Minutes, Notices to Treat and Committee Reports ABZ/26/Box 1/5 Undated
BOX 2: Arbitration between James Sherry & The County Borough of Bolton (Compulsory Purchase) [no ref.] 1905
Folder: Correspondence, notes and transcripts ABZ/26/Box 2/1 Undated
Bundle: Proofs, Drafts, Search Notes & Reports ABZ/26/Box 2/2 Undated
Folder: Transcripts of the Proceedings ABZ/26/Box 2/3 Undated
THE BOARD OF GUARDIANS ABZ/35
BOX 1: AMMALGAMATION OF TOWNSHIPS [no ref. or date]
Newspapers, Proceedings of Meetings & applications for the appointment of overseers in the Bolton District ABZ/35/Box 1/1 1895
Letters, Notices & Lists of accounts of the cost of maintenance of the Five Bury Townships of Bolton ABZ/35/Box 1/2 1895
Minutes, Reports & Summaries of the collection of Poor Rates in Bolton ABZ/35/Box 1/3 1896
Accounts sheet of overseers in Bolton Borough ABZ/35/Box 1/4 1896
Letters & Accounts concerning rate receipts ABZ/35/Box 1/5 1896
A Parochial list & Statement of Accounts for the provision of Poor Relief ABZ/35/Box 1/6 1900
Accounts of overseers and particulars of census ABZ/35/Box 1/7 1901 - 1904
Box 2 BOLTON BOROUGH PROPOSALS FOR UNION OF PARISHES [no ref. or date]
Folder: Notices, Proposals, proceedings and Estimates concerning Union of Parishes ABZ/35/Box 2/1 1895
Folder of Newspapers: Copies of the Bolton Journal, Guardian and Bolton Chronicle ABZ/35/Box 2/2 6 Jul 1895
Transcripts, Notices, Receipts and Proposals for the Union of Townships ABZ/35/Box 2/3 1894 - 1895
Statements, Reports and Balance Sheets concerning the Enquiry and appointment of Overseer of Great Bolton ABZ/35/Box 2/4 1895
Correspondence, receipts, statements and Order of Accounts for the Parishes ABZ/35/Box 2/5 1895 - 1899
PLANS OF THE ASHWORTH ESTATES IN SHARPLES, LITTLE BOLTON & TURTON ABZ/36
Plan of land in Sharples, Little Bolton, and Turton belonging to Henry and Edmund Ashworth or held by them as lessees ABZ/36/1 1833
Bank Top Village & School; New Eagley Mills; River Eagley, with sluices, goits, weirs, etc.; reference table showing names of fields & tenants, acreage, descriptions of various premises; pictorial view of New Eagley Mills
Plan of land in Turton belonging to John Ashworth ABZ/36/2 1833
Great Oak Farm and Little Oak Farm; also New Eagley Mills and Bank Top Village in Little Bolton & Sharples; reference table; field names, acreages, etc
Plan and section of proposed diversion of Ashworth's Lane, near junction with Blackburn Road, Astley Bridge ABZ/36/3 1893
Pamphlets relating to Civil Events etc ABZ/37/1
Source of acquisition:
Deposited on 1 Aug 1980
Programme - opening of the Bolton Park and Heywood Recreation Ground ABZ/37/1/1 24 May 1866
Description of the Opening of Bolton Town Hall and Visit by Price & Princess of Wales. Basement, Ground, and First Floor Plans ABZ/37/1/2 5 Jun 1873
Particlars respecting the Public Parks, Recreation Grounds, and Cemeteries in Bolton County Borough: dates of opening of various parts etc. attached ABZ/37/1/3 4th Aug 1898
Programme - opening of Bolton New Fire Engine Station ABZ/37/1/4 30th Oct 1899
Presentation of Freedom of Bolton Borough to Alderman William Nicholson & Alderman W. W. Cannon ABZ/37/1/5 6 Sep 1899
As ABZ/37/2/5 above - William Hesketh Lever and John Pennington Thomasson ABZ/37/1/6 10 Nov 1902
Report - Land offered by George Harwood for use as a playground ABZ/37/1/7 9 Oct 1903
Programme - formal opening of Haslam Park, Wigan Rd, Bolton by Lewis Haslam, M.P ABZ/37/1/8 24 May 1922
Programme - opening of Beaumont Rd, Bolton, by Lt. Col. Rt. Hon. Wilfrid Ashley, M.P., Minister of Transport. Plan, Photographs and description ABZ/37/1/9 18 June 1925
Presentation of Freedom of Bolton Borough to Alderman Edmund Aspinall, J.P ABZ/37/1/10 21 Oct 1925
Programme - unveiling and dedication of the Great War Cross, Heaton Cemetery, Bolton. Illustrated ABZ/37/1/11 1st Oct 1927
Programme - opening of Crompton Way, Bolton, by Sir Henry P. Maybury, Minister of Transport. Illustrated ABZ/37/1/12 24 Apr 1928
As ABZ/37/2/13 above - Moss Bank Park by Councillor Sir Thomas Flitcroft, Mayor ABZ/37/1/13 27 Jun 1928
Programme and Desciption - unveiling of Bolton War Memorial by the Earl of Derby ABZ/37/1/14 14th Jul 1928
Description of Bolton War Memorial and Bronze Group of Figures ABZ/37/1/15 Undated c. 1920
The Book of Bolton. Illstrated. 1929 Edition ABZ/37/1/16 Undated
Prgramme - opening of Bolton Municipal Golf Course by Alderman Henry Warburton, Mayor ABZ/37/1/17 6 May 1931
Official Handbook - Bolton Corporation Tramways. Illustrated; descriptions of tram and bus routes ABZ/37/1/18 Undated c. 1935
Presentation of the Freedom of the Borough to Alderman John Percy Taylor ABZ/37/1/19 11 Oct 1938
Programme & Desciption - re-opening of Bolton Market Hall, by T. Halstead, Mayor. Plans and Illustrations ABZ/37/1/20 5 Apr 1938
Bolton Centenary Exhibion Handbook Illustrated ABZ/37/1/21 21 Sept - 1 Oct 1938
Bolton Centenary Luncheon - menu, acceptance acknowledgment and seating plans ABZ/37/1/22 21 Sept 1938
Bolton Centenary Exhibtion - invitation card ABZ/37/1/23 21st Sept 1938
Bolton Centenary - programme of Civic Garden Party at Smithills Hall ABZ/37/1/24 16 & 20 Jul 1938
Programme of Opening of Bolton Civic Centre by the Earl of Derby ABZ/37/1/25 20 Jun 1939
Description of Bolton Civic Centre ABZ/37/1/26 20 Jul 1939
Memorial Booklet - Alderman Edmund Aspinall ABZ/37/1/27 Dec 1940
Invitation to Civic Luncheon - Bolton Vegetable Show & Food Exhibtion ABZ/37/1/28 Undated
Souvenir of the Bolton Electricity Department Jubilee Illustrated ABZ/37/1/29 31 Oct. 1944
As ABZ/37/2/28 above - farewell visit Mr. Hartley W. Shawcross, North & Western Civil Defence Commissioner ABZ/37/1/30 10th Mar 1945
Menu - Bolton Transport Department Abandonment of Tramways Commemoration Dinner; tram ticket, invitation, and photograph enclosed ABZ/37/1/31 29 Mar 1947
The Book of Bolton. Illustrated 1948 Edition ABZ/37/1/32 Undated
Presentation of Freedom of Bolton Borough to Field Marshall Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. Illustrated; timetable etc., enclosed ABZ/37/1/33 5 Nov 1949
Photographs and Newspaper Cuttings ABZ/37/2
Civic Events and Celebrations ABZ/37/2/1
Coronation of King George V - Town Clerk reading proclamation ABZ/37/2/1/1 1911
Coronation of King George v - Photographs of members Town Clerks Staff 1911 ABZ/37/2/1/2 Undated
Town Clerks office photograph? ABZ/37/2/1/3 1st July 1922
General Election ABZ/37/2/1/4 6th Dec 1923
Photograph of men in office (Town Clerks Office?) ABZ/37/2/1/5 1st November 1930
Bolton Parliamentary Election. Mayor receiving writ ABZ/37/2/1/6 27 Oct 1931
Town Clerks office photograph? ABZ/37/2/1/7 June 1935
Photograph of last sitting in the old Council Chambers in Bolton Town Hall, 3rd Feb 1937 (2 Bolton Evening News cuttings, one photograph ABZ/37/2/1/8 Undated
Photograph taken at first meeting of Town Council held in New Council chambers at the Town Hall ABZ/37/2/1/9 7th April 1937
Election of Mayor, alderman James Entwistle ABZ/37/2/1/10 9 Nov 1938
Presentation ceremony of retirement gift to Mr. F. Fogg, Chief Committee Clerk by Mr. P. S. Rennison (Town Clerk) ABZ/37/2/1/11 June 9 1939
Council meeting ABZ/37/2/1/12 10th Nov 1947
Council meeting ABZ/37/2/1/13 10th Nov 1947
Council meeting ABZ/37/2/1/14 10th Nov 1947
Council meeting ABZ/37/2/1/15 10th Nov 1947
Council meeting ABZ/37/2/1/16 23rd May 1950
Council meeting ABZ/37/2/1/17 23rd May 1950
Photgraph of Town Clerks office ABZ/37/2/1/18 (No DATE)
Photograph of Council meeting ABZ/37/2/1/19 (No DATE)
Members of Blackpool Council at St. Johns Centenary Bazaar ABZ/37/2/1/20 (No Date)
Photograph of unidentified office ABZ/37/2/1/21 (No date)
Staff outings, picnics and visits ABZ/37/2/2
Bound folder of Town Clerks Office Picnic Photographs ABZ/37/2/2/1 1920 - 1947
Also Loose Staff Outing Photographs
Photographs of Bolton Mayors ABZ/37/2/3
William Russell ABZ/37/2/3/1 1921 - 1922
A. Potts ABZ/37/2/3/2 1922 - 1923
Edmund Aspinall ABZ/37/2/3/3 1923 - 1924
John F. Steele ABZ/37/2/3/4 1924 - 1925
Percy Knott ABZ/37/2/3/5 1925 - 1926
Sir Thomas Flitcroft ABZ/37/2/3/6 1926 - 1927
Frank Cheadle ABZ/37/2/3/8 1928 - 1929
R. E. Roberts ABZ/37/2/3/9 1929 - 1930
Henry Warburton ABZ/37/2/3/10 1930 - 1931
George Sykes ABZ/37/2/3/11 1931 - 1932
Samuel Lomax ABZ/37/2/3/12 1932 - 1933
Ernest Monks ABZ/37/2/3/13 1933 - 1934
John Percy Taylor ABZ/37/2/3/14 1934 - 1935
Benjamin Kirkman ABZ/37/2/3/15 1935 - 1936
James Alfred Russell ABZ/37/2/3/16 1936 - 1937
Thomas Halstead ABZ/37/2/3/17 1937 - 1938
James Entwistle ABZ/37/2/3/18 1938 - 1939
Charles H. Beswick ABZ/37/2/3/19 1939 - 1940
Walter W. Tong ABZ/37/2/3/20 1940 - 1941
James Bleakley ABZ/37/2/3/22 1942 - 1943
Fred Bentley ABZ/37/2/3/23 1943 - 1944
Walter Bradley ABZ/37/2/3/24 1944 - 1945
Robert Demaine ABZ/37/2/3/25 1945 - 1946
Horace W. Taylor ABZ/37/2/3/26 1946 - 1947
John H. Hampson ABZ/37/2/3/27 1947 - 1948
Thomas Glaister ABZ/37/2/3/28 1949 - 1950
Photographs of Ceremorial Presentations ABZ/37/2/4
Leigh - Honorary Freedom of the Borough to Henry Cowburn ABZ/37/2/4/1 23 Mar 1914
Mossley - Honorary Freedom of the Borough to Hezekiah Sylees ABZ/37/2/4/2 8 Feb 1917
Manchester - loyal address to Shah of Persia, 4 Nov 1919 ABZ/37/2/4/3 Undated
Also loyal address to the same from the Armenian Citizens of Manchester
Oldham - Honorary Freedom of the Borough to Thomas Fawsitt ABZ/37/2/4/4 26 Oct 1921
Doncaster - Loyal address to H. R. H. the Prince of Wales ABZ/37/2/4/5 18 May 1926
Bury - Honorary Freedom of the Borough to the Earl of Derby ABZ/37/2/4/6 9 Sep 1926
International Federation of Master Cotton Spinners and Manufacturers' Associations, Manchester ABZ/37/2/4/7 5 Feb 1927
Loyal address to King Fouad of Egypt on occasion of the International Cotton Congress held in Egypt
Bolton - Honorary Freedom of the Borough to John Percy Taylor ABZ/37/2/4/8 11 Oct 1938
Construction of Bolton Civic Centre and Town Hall Extension ABZ/37/2/5
Various scenes showing work in progress ABZ/37/2/5/1 - 14 1931 - 1935
Post Card - Stockport War Memorial, opened 15 Oct 1925 ABZ/37/2/6/1 Undated
Post Card - Daubhill Methodist Chapel Jubilee (Photograph of Organ) ABZ/37/2/6/2 1936
Bolton Museum ABZ/37/2/6/3 1936
- Memento of visit by Bangor Central Schools Illustrations of Hall i'th Wood, Cromptons Mule, e.t.c
BOLTON CENTENARY COMMEMORATIVE ORGAN RECITAL ABZ/38
Source of acquisition:
DEPOSITED BY THE DIRECTOR OF ARTS, 27 OCTOBER, 1980
Programme of recital by Dr. Caleb Jones, Albert Hall, Town Hall, Bolton ABZ/38/1 14 October 1974
Illustrated handbill relating to the organ, Albert Hall, Bolton Town Hall, built by Messrs. Gray and Davison of London ABZ/38/2 Undated c. 1974
BOLTON MOOR ENCLOSURE ABZ/39
A plan of Bolton Moor and other Wastelands in the Township of Great Bolton... which the Allotments and intended Divisions thereof ABZ/39/1 1792
Enclosure award, 22 Jun. 1807, and book of reference attached
25 inch to 1 mile ordnance survey map, with enclosure plots superimposed ABZ/39/2 Undated c. 1900
DARCY LEVER ABZ/40
A plan of the township of Darcey Lever by Henry McIntosh, serveyor, Manchester ABZ/40/1 1827
BOLTON TOWN HALL ABZ/41
Plan of site of intended new Town Hall ABZ/41/1 1864
File containing reports, plans, photographs drawings and correspondence relating to the architectural competition for the design of Bolton New Town Hall ABZ/41/2 1864-1865
Includes the final report on the leading six designs by Professor Thomas L. Donaldson, President of the Royal Institute of British Architects
File of legal agreements, plan showing properties to be demolished, reports and contracts concerning Bolton New Town Hall ABZ/41/3 1865-1866
Includes agreements between Bolton Corporation and the architects, Hill and Woodhouse
File of estimates, contracts, designs, copy committee minutes, advertisements and notices ABZ/41/4 1863-1868
Bill of quantities for Town Hall Contract B ABZ/41/5 Undated c. 1868
William Hill, Leeds and George Woodhouse, Bolton, architects; Thomas Taylor, Manchester and Bradford, Yorkshire, surveyor - excavation, drains, masonry, windows, doorways, stonework, staircases, brickwork, masonry
File of reports, correspondence, tenders and related material concerning the construction and furnishing of Bolton New Town Hall ABZ/41/6 1872-1874
Architectural plans and elevations for the design 'Experientia Docet' submitted as the (winning) entry in the Bolton Town Hall architectural competition by William Hill of Leeds in 1864 ABZ/41/7 1864
1. Experientia Docet - Elevation to the Market Place.
2. Experientia Docet - Basement Plan.
3. Experientia Docet - Ground Plan.
4. Experientia Docet - First Floor Plan
Architectural plans of Bolton Town Hall by William Hill of Leeds and George Woodhouse of Bolton ABZ/41/8 c.1866
1. Hill and Woodhouse - lithograph of Basement Plan.
2. Hill and Woodhouse - lithograph of Ground Floor Plan.
3. Hill and Woodhouse - lithograph of First Floor Plan
Architectural plans of Bolton Town Hall ABZ/41/9 c. 1866
1. Basement Plan coloured.
2. Ground Floor Plan coloured.
3. First Floor Plan coloured.
4. Basement Plan black and white.
5. Ground Floor Plan black and white
6. First Floor Plan black and white
Architectural plans: G. Haden and Son of Trowbridge and Manchester, contractors for the heating and ventilation ABZ/41/10 30 Jun 1866
2. Ground Floor.
3. First Floor
Architectural plans referred to in the contract of 16th June 1868 between Henry Ellis and John Hinchliffe (1) and Bolton Corporation (2) ABZ/41/11 1868
1. No.? -Ground Floor Plan.
2. No.4 -First Floor Plan.
3. No.5a -Elevation to Market Square.
4. No.6 -North Elevation.
5. No.7 -South Elevation.
6. No.8 -West Elevation.
7. No.10 -Longitudinal Section.
8. No.13 -Sections through West Corridor, Corridor under the Orchestra, Court and elevations of the Council Chamber and Mayor's Reception Room.
9. No.15 -Half roof plan, showing scantling of the ceiling of the large hall Albert Hall
Agreements, tenders and correspondence for the supply and fitting of a turret clock and clock bells at the town hall; includes agreement, tender and specification for supply of the clock by William Potts of York ABZ/41/12 1871-1874
File of agreements, letters and booklets relating to the construction and inauguration of the Grand Organ in Bolton New Town Hall ABZ/41/13 1873-1874
File of correspondence, plans and tenders for the installation of safes at Bolton New Town Hall ABZ/41/14 1873-1874
Letters of application for the post of porter at Bolton New Town Hall ABZ/41/15 1873
Bolton Town Hall Inventory: taken by Hayhurst and Taylor, auctioneers and valuers, Bolton ABZ/41/16 Jan 1902
Inventory of the Appointments, Fixtures and Fittings, Bolton Town Hall: Lomax, Sons and Mills, auctioneers and valuers, Bolton and Manchester ABZ/41/17 Jan-Mar 1914
1. Volume One: Basement and Ground Floor.
2. Volume Two: First Floor.
3. Index and Summary to Volumes One and Two
BURNDEN PARK FOOTBALL GROUND DISASTER ABZ/42 9TH MARCH 1946
Mayor of Bolton's Disaster Relief Fund [no ref. or date]
Minute book of Executive Sub-Committee, General Committee and Trustees ABZ/42/1 Mar 1946-Mar 1951
File of correspondence, copy minutes, memoranda and reports relating to the appointment of Executive Sub-Committee and Management Committee ABZ/42/2 Mar-Oct 1946
File of correspondence, accounts, copy minutes and agenda papers ABZ/42/3 Mar-Oct 1946
File of copy minutes, correspondence, reports and agenda papers of Trustees' meetings ABZ/42/4 Oct 1946-Mar 1951
File of Trustees' acceptances of appointment ABZ/42/5 Nov 1946-Sep 1949
File of correspondence and reports relating to the trust deed and the appointment of trustees ABZ/42/6 Mar-Dec 1946
Declaration of trust ABZ/42/7 28 Feb 1947
File containing Public Trustees' statements of accounts ABZ/42/8 Dec 1948-Jun 1959
File of Actuary's reports on the allocation of the fund and related papers ABZ/42/9 Dec 1948-Jun 1959
Secretary's report to the General Committee ABZ/42/10 Oct 1946
File of correspondence, newspaper cuttings, letters of condolence and support and promises of donations from other authorities, football clubs, societies and other groups and individuals ABZ/42/11 Mar 1946-Mar 1947
File of letters from donors to fund with notes of receipt, 1-200 ABZ/42/12 Mar 1946
As ABZ/42/12 above: 201-400 ABZ/42/13 Mar 1946
As ABZ/42/12 above: 401-600 ABZ/42/14 Mar 1946
As ABZ/42/12 above: 601-800 ABZ/42/15 Mar 1946
As ABZ/42/12 above: 801-1000 ABZ/42/16 Mar 1946
As ABZ/42/12 above: 1001-1200 ABZ/42/17 Mar 1946
As ABZ/42/12 above: 1201-1400 ABZ/42/18 Mar 1946
As ABZ/42/12 above: 1401-1600 ABZ/42/19 Mar 1946
As ABZ/42/12 above: 1601-1800 ABZ/42/20 Mar-Apr 1946
File of letters from donors with note of receipt ABZ/42/21 Apr 1946
File of letters from donors with note of receipt ABZ/42/22 Apr-Jul 1946
File of letters from donors with note of receipt ABZ/42/23 Jun 1946-Jan 1947
Register of subscribers to the fund, with amount subscribed ABZ/42/24 Mar 1946-Jan 1947
Correspondence file: applications for permission to organise entertainments in support of the fund ABZ/42/25 Mar-Apr 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/26 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/27 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/28 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/29 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/30 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/31 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/32 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/33 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/34 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/35 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/36 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/37 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/38 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/39 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/40 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/41 Mar 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/42 Apr 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/43 Apr 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/44 Apr 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/45 Apr 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/46 Apr-May 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/47 May 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/48 May-Jun 1946
Copy receipt book for subscriptions to the fund ABZ/42/49 Jun 1946-Jan 1947
Account book - receipts and payments ABZ/42/50 Mar 1946
Payees' account book: payments to beneficiaries of fund ABZ/42/51 Mar 1946
File of letters and receipts from payees for payments from the fund ABZ/42/52 Mar-Oct 1946
File of statements of receipts and payments ABZ/42/53 Jul 1946-Feb 1947
File of claims for re-payment of income tax deducted from invested funds ABZ/42/54 Oct 1947-Mar 1951
Account book: general bank account book of the Management Committee and the Trustees ABZ/42/55 Mar 1946-Apr 1951
Postage account book ABZ/42/56 Mar 1946-Mar 1951
Bank Book: Bolton Savings Bank Special Investment Department ABZ/42/57 Nov 1946-Nov 1950
Bank Book: Bolton Savings Bank ABZ/42/58 Nov 1946-Apr 1951
Bank Book: Williams Deacons Bank Capital Account ABZ/42/59 Apr 1947-Mar 1951
Bank Book: Williams Deacons Bank Income Account ABZ/42/60 Apr 1947-Mar 1951
File of correspondence, photographs, memoranda and accounts relating to donations and proceeds of special events held in aid of the fund ABZ/42/61 Mar-May 1946
Summary of family circumstances of all those who died as a result of the disaster ABZ/42/62 Mar 1946
Particulars of persons killed, dependent relatives and amounts granted from the fund ABZ/42/63 Mar 1946-Feb 1947
Particulars of persons injured and details of claims ABZ/42/64 Mar 1946
Conditions of access:
Must not be produced for the public
File of memoranda, calculations, lists and summaries of allocations and payments made to relatives and dependants ABZ/42/65 Mar-Nov 1946
Conditions of access:
Must not be produced for the public
Distribution account of public trustee: Miss Beryl Rose Mooney's Fund ABZ/42/66 Nov 1959
Conditions of access:
Must not be produced for the public
Case files of persons killed in the disaster ABZ/42/67 1946-1959
Conditions of access:
Must not be produced for the public
8. Wilfred Addison, Manchester, Mar 1946-Nov 1958.
13. David Pearson, Rochdale, Mar-Aug 1946.
13a. David Pearson: claims from relatives, Mar 1946-Jan 1947.
14. Thomas Smith, Rochdale, Mar-Sep 1946.
15. William Hughes, Wigan, Mar-Apr 1946.
16. Harold McAndrew, Wigan, Mar-Apr 1946.
17. William Braidwood, Castleton, Mar-Oct 1946.
18. Wilfred Allison, Leigh, Mar-Apr 1946.
19. Henry Bimson, Leigh, Mar 1946-Oct 1951.
20. William Evans, Leigh, Mar 1946-Jul 1957.
21. John Thomas Lucas, Leigh, Mar 1946-Nov 1951.
22. James Battersby, Atherton, Mar 1946-Apr 1954.
23. Fred Battersby, Atherton, Mar 1946-Mar 1947.
24. Robert Bentham, Atherton, Mar 1946-Jan 1950.
26. Richard Roby, Billinge, Mar-Dec 1946.
27. Thomas Roby, Billinge, Mar-Sep 1946.
28. Winston Finch, Stockport, Mar 1946-Jan 1958.
29. John Flinders, Littleborough, Mar 1946-Oct 1959.
30. Sydney Potter, Tyldesley, Mar 1946-Oct 1956.
31. James Wilson, Higher Openshaw, Mar-Jul 1946.
31a. James Wilson: claims of relatives, Apr-Sep 1946.
32. John Livesey, Bamber Bridge, Mar 1946-Jan 1958.
33. Albert Edward Hanrahan, Winton, Mar 1946-Dec 1950
Files of persons injured in the disaster, including correspondence with victims ABZ/42/68 1946 - 1948
Conditions of access:
Must not be produced for the public
1. John Yates, Atherton, Mar-Sep 1946.
2. Helen Marsden, Luton, May-Jun 1946.
3. Jack Prescott, Lower Ince, Apr-Jun 1946.
4. Harrison Richmond Browse, Astley Bridge, May 1946.
5. Evan Kenyon, Blackburn Apr 1946.
6. Albert Morris, Blackburn, Apr 1946.
7. Arthur Scotson, Blackburn, Apr 1946.
8. Mary Platt, Horwich, May 1946.
9. Lilian Ramsden, Bolton, May 1946.
10. John Wallace, Blackpool, Mar-Aug 1946.
11. Norman Webster, Bolton, n.d
12. William Foster, Wigan, Apr 1946.
13. John Fillingham, Hindley, Oct-Nov 1946.
14. Albert Rollinson, Bolton, May 1946.
15. John Rigby, Wigan, Apr 1946.
16. Frank Gore, Leyland, Apr 1946.
17. William Burgess, Bolton, May 1946.
18. Clarence Welsby, Bolton, May 1946.
19. Richard Ridehough, Rochdale, May-Jul 1946.
20. Frank Conquest, Farnworth, Apr-Oct 1946.
21. John Hughes, Little Hulton, May 1946.
22. Ronald Carter, Duxbury, Apr-Aug 1946.
23. James Bold, Pendlebury, Mar-Sep 1946.
24. Edith Preston, Bolton, May 1946.
25. Gilbert Platt, Harwood, May 1946.
26. Charles Siviter, Farnworth, Mar-Jul 1946.
27. Ernest Almond, Bolton, Mar-Jul 1946.
28. Edmund Hill, Blackburn, Mar-Aug 1946.
29. Ernest Taylor, Leigh, Mar-Jul 1946.
30. Edward Williams, Bolton, Mar-Jul 1946.
31. Henry Harold Roper, Astley Bridge, Mar-Sep 1946.
32. Joseph Harrison, Leigh, Mar-Jul 1946.
33. Anthony Heywood, Bolton, Jul 1946.
34. Walter Ascroft, Bolton, Jul 1946.
35. Jesse Taylor, Jul 1946.
36. Albert Hoyland, Moston, Jul 1946.
37. Edward Rigby Johnson, Mar-Jul 1946.
38. Arthur Scarlett, Heywood, Mar 1946-Jan 1948.
39. Alldred, May 1946.
40. Jack Bamford, Southport, May 1946.
41. Hughes, E., Bolton, Apr-Jun 1946.
42. William Dixon, Rochdale, May 1946.
43. William Hart, Chorley, Sep 1946
BOLTON CIVIC CENTRE AND TOWN HALL EXTENSION ABZ/43
File: official brochure for the opening ceremony, with drafts and original material ABZ/43/1 1939
File: correspondence, plans, maps, estimates and booklets concerning the new Sessions hall, Police Courts, Police Buildings, Offices and the Remand Home ABZ/43/2 1926-1957
File: correspondence, copy speeches, guest lists, plans, estimates and accounts for the Official Opening Ceremony ABZ/43/3 1939
File: newspapers and magazines containing reports of the building of the Civic Centre ABZ/43/4 1939
Programmes of the opening of Bolton Civic Centre and openings of municipal buildings elsewhere ABZ/43/5 1935-1939
Tickets and admittance cards for the opening ceremony, Bolton Civic Centre ABZ/43/6 1939
Album: twelve photographs of the opening ceremony ABZ/43/7 20 Jun 1939
Album: twenty seven photographs of external and internal features of Town Hall Extension and Civic Centre ABZ/43/8 1939
PLANS AND DRAWINGS OF HALLI'TH'WOOD ABZ/44
Source of acquisition:
Further Instalment, Deposited on 22nd January 1990
Block Plan - Halli'th'Wood Museum ABZ/44/1 Undated c. 1905
Ground Plan - drawn by Grayson & Ould of Liverpool, Architects ABZ/44/2 Undated c. 1905
Ground Plan - Attic Plan ABZ/44/3 Undated c. 1905
Plan and Section: J. Hamer Hargreaves - ground floor, first floor, attic, site plan ABZ/44/4 1905
Plan and Section: J. Hamer Hargreaves - elevations ABZ/44/5 1905
Artist's sketch of proposed layout of grouds by R. Berrow ABZ/44/6 1929
Plan of proposed layout of grounds by R. Wallace & Co. Ltd., Tunbridge Wells ABZ/44/7 1929
Plan of proposed future development of gardens by T. E. Clark, Superintendent of Parks, Bolton ABZ/44/8 1958
Layout plan of proposed landscaping ABZ/44/9 1962
Layout plan of proposed terraced garden ABZ/44/10 1962
Plan and elevations of Hall i'th Wood ABZ/44/11 Aug & Nov 1905
Including block plan, basement, ground floor and first floor plans; includes notes on the history of the building; measured and drawn by J. Hamer Hargreaves
Plan and elevations of Hall i'th Wood ABZ/44/12 Aug & Nov 1905
Including block plan, basement, ground floor and first floor plans; includes notes on the history of the building; measured and drawn by J.Hamer Hargreaves
Plan of revised scheme for the layout of Hall i'th'Wood grounds; drawn for Bolton Corporation by R.Wallace & Co., Ltd, Tunbridge Wells. Coloured ABZ/44/13 Undated c.1929
Plan and elevation of a pair of semi detached villas; no location or details given ABZ/44/14 1900
BOLTON CIVIC THEATRE - 1964 ABZ/45
Folders: Letters and Tables of attendance connected with a draft report on a Civic Theatre in Bolton ABZ/45/1 July. 1964
Folder: Letters and Reports concerning the opperating of a Civic Theatre ABZ/45/2 August. 1964
Folder: Draft report and a list of audience attending various theatre's through - out the country ABZ/45/3 Undated
Booklets: Theatre Study ABZ/45/4 September. 1964
Folder: Reports and Financial Statements of the running of the Library Theatre, Manchester ABZ/45/5 January 1958 - July 1964
Folder: Letters concerning information of running costs of The Derby Playhouse ABZ/45/6 April/May 1964
Folder: Draft report on the Civic Theatre (Part 1) and Accounts of Income and Expenditure at various Theatre's ABZ/45/7 April 1964
Folder: Draft report with amendments with additional comments ABZ/45/8 August. 1964
Booklet: Report on Civic Theatre ABZ/45/9 September, 1964
Folder: Draft Report on Civic Theatre Part I and II with amendments and additional comments ABZ/45/10 Undated
CIVIL DEFENCE AND AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS FILES ABZ/46
Preliminary conferences relating to A. R. P. Schemes; preparation of preliminary local A.R.P. Scheme ABZ/46/1 Jul. 1935 - Feb. 1938
Transfer of whole - time personnel to Civil Defence Work; conditions of service ABZ/46/2 Jan. 1943 - Oct. 1945
Organisation of Air Raid Wardens' Service ABZ/46/3 Mar. 1937 - Aug. 1941
Organisation of Air Raid Wardens' Service ABZ/46/4 Jan. 1941 - Jul. 1946
Women's Voluntary Services ABZ/46/5 Jun. 1938 - Oct. 1947
Women's Voluntary Services. Tenancies of Gilnow Mill, Nelson Mill, and No. 7 ABZ/46/6 Nov. 1941 - Jul. 1947
The Arcade for distribution and sorting of American Gifts of Clothing
Women's Voluntary Services. Van for distribution of clothing to the civilian population ABZ/46/7 Dec. 1941 - Apr. 1948
Air Raid Precautions. Insurance and compensation to volunteers ABZ/46/8 Oct. 1936 - Oct. 1945
Air Raid Precautions. Report and control centres ABZ/46/9 Sep. 1938 - Mar. 1945
Provisional Local War Instructions. Meetings of chief officers and emergency committee ABZ/46/10 Aug. 1939 - Dec. 1939
Evacuation Scheme ABZ/46/11 Mar. 1944 - Apr. 1945
Evacuation Scheme ABZ/46/12 Apr. 1945 - Sep. 1956
Billeting of Evacuees. Alleged fraud ABZ/46/13 Feb. - Mar. 1943
Evacuation of Civil Population. Special scheme; premises requisitioned ABZ/46/14 Nov. 1940
Civil Defence. Suspension of Powers Act, 1945; future policy ABZ/46/15 Dec. 1945 - Apr. 1948
Prevention and Relief of Distress, and Persons Rendered Homeless by Enemy Action ABZ/46/16 Nov. 1941 - Dec. 1942
Prevention and Relief of Distress, and Persons Rendered Homeless by Enemy Action ABZ/46/17 Jan. 1943 - Sep. 1946
War Refugees. Premises requisitioned ABZ/46/18 May 1940 - Oct. 1944
Emergency Feeding. Liaison with contiguous authorities (Farnworth, Westhoughton, Horwich, Little Lever, Turton) ABZ/46/19 Jun. 1941 - Sep. 1942
Emergency Feeding. Loan of Chevrolet Trunk for transporting food from cooking depots ABZ/46/20 Dec. 1941 - Dec. 1943
Cooking Depots. Moss Bank House ABZ/46/21 Aug. 1941 - Apr. 1944
Cooking Depots. Eagley Lads' Club ABZ/46/22 Aug. 1941 - Jun. 1950
Emergency Feeding Centres ABZ/46/23 Aug. 1941 - Nov. 1946
Emergency Feeding. Mobile canteens ABZ/46/24 Oct. 1940 - Aug. 1945
London Evacuation - Lists of children billeted (Including name, home address, and address of billet) ABZ/46/25 July 1944
Female Staff - Directions to join Police or Civil Defence ABZ/46/26 September 1942
Messrs. Scotts Ltd., Herbal Brewers, Bolton - Commandeering of lorries and other vehicles ABZ/46/27 Nov. 1939 - Apr. 1941
Approval of Appointments - Rescue and Demolition service ABZ/46/28 Nov. 1938 - Jun. 1941
Approval of Appointments - Rescue and Demolition service. Casualties Services ABZ/46/29 Feb. 1939 - Dec. 1941
Approval of Appointments - Rescue and Demolition service. Casualties Services ABZ/46/30 Dec. 1938 - Nov. 1944
Approval of Appointments - Rescue and Demolition service. Depot Superintendents ABZ/46/31 Dec. 1939 - Nov. 1941
Approval of Appointments - Rescue and Demolition service. Emergency Ambulance Services ABZ/46/32 Oct. 1939 - Jan. 1943
Approval of Appointments - Rescue and Demolition service. Rescue and Road Repair Services ABZ/46/33 Jul. 1940 - Aug. 1940
Approval of Appointments - Rescue and Demolition service. Borough Engineer's Department, A.R.P. Shelters ABZ/46/34 Feb. 1940 - May 1940
Approval of Appointments - Rescue and Demolition service. Police seconded to A.R.P. Headquarters Staff ABZ/46/35 July 1939
Approval of Appointments - Rescue and Demolition service. Mutual Support Whole-Time Female Clerical Assistant ABZ/46/36 Jun. 1940 - Sep. 1941
Approval of Appointments - Rescue and Demolition service. Temporary Clerks ABZ/46/37 Nov. 1940 - Dec. 1941
Post - War Civil Defence Matters ABZ/46/38 Jun. 1945 - Sep. 1948
Emergency Services Personnel. Nominal cards ABZ/46/39 1940
Index to Correspondence ABZ/46/40 1943 - 1948
CIVIC RESAURANTS ABZ/47
Folder: Statistics and Accounts of the Civil Restaurants Committee ABZ/47/1 1951
LOCAL AUTHORITIES SERVICES, ALDERMEN & COUNCILLORS ABZ/48
Booklets: Schedules of Wages and Working conditions (Manual Workers) ABZ/48/1 1952 - 1964
Booklets: Establishment for Official Staffs of Corporation Departments ABZ/48/2 1956 - 1962
Booklets: Memoranda of Local Government Superannuation ABZ/48/3 1957
Booklets: Scheme of condition of Service ABZ/48/4 1958 - 1964
Folder: Correspondence with other authorities and boroughs as to their methods of electing Aldermen ABZ/48/5 30 Jul 1904 - 2 Aug 1904
Folder: Detailed Lists of Mayors, Aldermen, Councillors, Schools and Head Teachers, Committees, Businesses and Local Organizations ABZ/48/6 May 1949 - May 1966
Folder: Correspondence with other authorities requesting details of Fair Wage Clauses and Standard Wages operated by them ABZ/48/7 Sep 1907 - Oct 1907
BOLTON BOROUGH PAPERS ABZ/49
Folder: By-laws concerning Parking Places in Bolton ABZ/49/1 24 Nov. 1938
Booklet: Index to Boxes, etc in Town Hall Store Room - with list of Plans ABZ/49/2 1925
Booklet: Record of copies of Bye-laws etc.supplied from the Town Clerk's Office ABZ/49/3 1932 - 1951
PETITION AGAINST THE RETURN OF J.C.CROSS M.P. BOLTON ELECTION 1874 ABZ/52
Folder: Booklet reporting the proceedings of the Inquiry held under the Corrupt Practies Act (Municipal Election) 1872 ABZ/52/1 1874
Folder: Correspondence, Papers, Reports and Accounts to do with the Election Petition ABZ/52/2 1874 - 1877
Folder: Tickets, Notices, Envelopes & Plan of Town Hall Concerning the Inquiry ABZ/52/3 1874
Book: Report of the Inquiry for an alteration to the Boundary of the Couny Borough of Bolton ABZ/52/4 Nov. 1889
EDUCATION COMMITTEE ABZ/53
Packet: Notes of Evidence concerning the Complaints against the Administration employees of The Woodland Hostel ABZ/53/1 16th December 1936
6 copies enclosed
THE MAYOR OF BOLTON GRATITUDE FUND ABZ/54
Folder: Receipts and Accounts concerning the Gratitude Fund donations, paid over by the Mayor ABZ/54/1 1946
Folder: Letters, Receipts, List of Donations, Newspaper cuttings and Notices regading the Mayors Gratitude Fund ABZ/54/2 Jan/Nov. 1946
PROPERTY SALES ABZ/55
Folder: Sale of Great Bridge Mill and Other properties and shares situated in Bolton (7 lots) with plan ABZ/55/1 Undated
Folder: 2 Booklets of plans & Conditions of Sale for Freehold properties and Investments of Shops, Warehouses ABZ/55/2 11 Apr. 1878
Folder: Map showing Sale of 30 plots for Building Land in Bradshawgate and Great Moor Street ABZ/55/3 71 May. 1888
Book: Plans and conditions of sale for Ground Rents also Freehold & Leasehold premises in Bolton ABZ/55/4 29 Oct. 1891
GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE ABZ/56
Folder: Insurance Policies for various functions ABZ/56/1 1916 - 1935
Folder: Letters from the Bolton Borough Depts., concerning Rates, Manpower regulations and Banking Instructions ABZ/56/2 1937 - 1957
MENU CARDS ABZ/57
Folder: Menu Cards for various Civic Dinners and Lucheons ABZ/57/1 1905 - 1952
BOLTON MUNICIPAL AERODROME ABZ/58
Folder: Correspondence, plans and Air Ministry orders for the proposed Aerodrome at Middle Hulton; also a copy of Air Navigation Act, 1936 ABZ/58/1 29 Oct 1928 - 16 Aug 1946
Folder: Correspondence from various firms and organisations interested in the proposed Aerodrome. Advertising booklets enclosed ABZ/58/2 1 Nov 1928 - 11 Jan 1950
Folder: Correspondence, minutes and notes with the Society of British Aircraft Costructors Ltd., (Aerodrome Owners Association) for the proposed Aerodrome. Copies of Air Navigation Acts of 1920 and 1936 ABZ/58/3 9 Nov 1934 - 31 Dec 1936
Handbook: Correspondence and notes from the Society of British Aircraft Constructors Ltd., about Town Planning, Aerodrome equipment, Legal Questions and Aerodrome fees ABZ/58/4 17 Aug - 1 Oct 1936
Handbook: Correspondence and notes from the Society of British Aircraft Constructors Ltd., about rating of Aerodromes, aerodrome lighting and miscellaneous items ABZ/58/5 17 Aug 1934 - 19 Sep 1936
Folder: Correspondence and minutes with the Aerodrome Owners Association ABZ/58/6 7 Jan 1937 - 13 May 1948
Folder: Correspondence and minutes with the Aerodrome Owners Association ABZ/58/7 1 Mar 1938 - 31 Oct 1938
Folder: Correspondence and minutes with the Aerodrome Owners Association ABZ/58/8 3 Nov 1938 - 5 Jul 1948
KING EDWARD VII MEMORIAL ABZ/59
CORRESPONDENCE AND GENERAL PAPERS [no ref. or date]
File: Subscription Forms, correspondence, and contributions to the Memorial Fund ABZ/59/1 13 Nov 1910 - 27 Feb 1911
File: Subscription Forms, correspondence, and contributions to King Edward VII Memorial Fund ABZ/59/2 1 Mar 1911 - 26 Feb 1914
Book: Subscription Lists ABZ/59/3 Undated
Sheets: Balance Sheets, receipts for balance and other papers. Also includes statements ABZ/59/4 22 Oct 1915 - 12 Nov 1915
Books: King Edward VII Memorial Fund Bank Books special deposit account ABZ/59/5 24 Mar 1911 - 12 Nov 1915
Books: King Edward VII Memorial Fund Credit Books ABZ/59/6 28 Nov 1910 - 28 Apr 1915
Books: Cheque Books ABZ/59/7 4 Mar 1911 - 4 Sep 1914
Folder: List of subscriptions to the Memorial Fund with a Prospectus, personal applications to the Memorial Fund and general correspondence ABZ/59/8 20 Dec 1910 - Apr 1911
Book: Index of subscribers to the Memorial Fund ABZ/59/9 Undated
Book: List of committees and sub-committees with subscriptions and a statement of receipts and payments ABZ/59/10 1910 - 1915
Folder: Correspondence, list of subscriptions and booklet of Appeal to the Public for the Memorial Fund ABZ/59/11 Aug 1910 - 23 Dec 1911
Minute Book: Giving details of competition for design of the Nurses Home and arrangements to procure a bust of the late King ABZ/59/12 22 Nov 1910 - 11 Nov 1915
Minute Book: Memorial Fund Public Meeting and details of the building requirements for the Nurses Home ABZ/59/13 22 Nov 1910 - 11 Nov 1915
Folder: Correspondence, Lists of Committees and Subscriptions ABZ/59/14 25 Nov 1910 - 22 Mar 1911
Folder: Correspondence, Contracts, Agreements and estimates ABZ/59/15 2 Sept 1912 - 27 Apr 1915
Tenders for furniture for the Memorial Nurses Home. Also includes Legal Agreement to erect and complete New Steam Mains and alterations to present Heating Installation. Applications and references for the position of Clerk of Works. Tenders for construction of building, drainage system, decoration of rooms in the Nurses Home. Also a Legal Contract for the erection of the Nurses Home, Memorandums,Legal Agreement for the erecting of New Drainage Systems to the Bolton Infirmary. Tender amendments, Specifications and Bills of Quantities of Materials and Labour required for the Memorial Nurses Home and an Insurance Policy
File: Correspondence relating to Construction Instructions and general particulars of Competition; Receipts, Invitations to architects to compete ABZ/59/16 10 Nov 1911 - 4 Mar 1912
File: Building Estimates, Notice of Appeal and various responses, press cuttings and general correspondence, also applications for the position of Clerk of Works ABZ/59/17 6 Jan 1912 - 26 Apr 1914
Folder: General correspondence, receipts, accounts and invoices for work and services provided for the Infirmary. Also a description of the Tablet for the Nurses Home ABZ/59/18 13 Dec 1910 - 13 Jun 1915
Folder: General correspondence, receipts, accounts, and invoices for work and services provided for the Memorial Nurses Home ABZ/59/19 Feb 1912 - 19 Nov 1915
Also a booklet of the Clerk of Wages weekly receipts for salary, a plan for the proposed terrace to the Children's Ward, invitations to the opening ceremony, and details of the competition for the proposed Nurses' Home
Envelope: Photographs: Ceremonial Opening ABZ/59/20 18 Jul 1914
Envelope: Invitation Cards and Progammes, Ceremonial Opening ABZ/59/21 18 Jul 1914
Bundle: Correspondence, estimates and acceptance relating to Marble Bust ABZ/59/22 15 Mar 1911 - Aug 1913
Bundle: Plans and ammendments for the Nurses Home ABZ/59/23 22 Mar 1911
File: Invitation to Lord Derby to unveil the Bust, also list of subscriptions and accounts ABZ/59/24 10 Nov 1912 - 11 Jun 1914
ROYAL LANCASHIRE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY SHOWS HELD AT BOLTON ABZ/60
ANNUAL SHOW - 1927 ABZ/60/1
Copy Book: General correspondence and letters of thanks for subscriptions ABZ/60/1/1 11 Feb 1927 - 11 Oct 1934
ANNUAL SHOW - 1934 ABZ/60/2
File: General Correspondence ABZ/60/2/1 17 Jan 1933 - 16 Oct 1934
File: Circulars requesting subscriptions ABZ/60/2/2 12 Mar 1934 - 6 Oct 1934
File: Correspondence with reference to subscriptions ABZ/60/2/3 14 Mar 1934 - 24 Jul 1934
File: Promises to subscibe ABZ/60/2/4 14 Mar 1934 - 20 Jun 1934
Folder: List of individual subscribers ABZ/60/2/5 1934
Account Book: Total List of Subscriptions ABZ/60/2/6 1934
Folder: Lists of subscriptions, statements, receipts and payments, cheques, bank books and general correspondence ABZ/60/2/7 June - Oct 1934
Folder: List of Local Committee, draft minutes and draft lists of the Local Committee, and letters regretting inability to attend the meeting of the Executive Committee on July 27th 1934 ABZ/60/2/8 16 Mar 1934 - Aug 1934
Book: The Committee Minute Book ABZ/60/2/9 9 Apr 1934 - 11 Oct 1934
Folder: Draft lists of Firms and Associations, Farmers and Individuals ABZ/60/2/10 1934
Folder: Programmes, admission cards, notices, booklets and other details of the 1934 show ABZ/60/2/11 1934
ANNUAL SHOW - 1950 ABZ/60/3
HELD ON THE 2 - 5 AUG 1950
Folder: General Correspondence, press cuttings and advertising posters ABZ/60/3/1 1950
Folder: Correspondence mainly related to subscriptions; Also press cuttings and accounts of advanced ticket sales ABZ/60/3/2 1950
Folder: General Correspondence, lists of subscriptions and donations recieved; also copies of Appeal Letters and other printed matter ABZ/60/3/3 24 Apr 1950 - 10 Aug 1950
Folder: Minutes of preliminary meetings, notices, booklets, memoranda, car badges and correspondence concerning arrangments for the show; also newspapers covering the event ABZ/60/3/4 17 Aug 1949 - 5 Aug 1950
Bundle: Contribution slips of payment to the Mayor Of Bolton Show Fund ABZ/60/3/5 28 Apr 1950 - 3 Aug 1950
CIVIC EVENTS ABZ/62
Folder: Correspondence, newspaper cuttings, booklets and details of various civic functions and events ABZ/62/1 15 Oct 1932 - 1 Jan 1959
Folder: Correspondence, newspaper cuttings, invitations, minutes and details of various civic functions and events, also yearly reports on the Royal Patriotic Fund Corporation ABZ/62/2 4 May 1953 - 25 Apr 1967
Folder: Correspondence, invitations, newspaper cuttings, arrangements and details of the civic reception and dinner on 5 May 1958 for the Bolton Wanderers' F. A. Cup triumph ABZ/62/3 Mar 1958 - 27 Jun 1958
Folder: Correspondence, plans, details, invitations, accounts and newspaper cuttings of the Inaugeration Ceremony of the Mayor on 23 May and the Mayorial visit to the Parish Church on 27 May ABZ/62/4 1 Mar 1962 - 26 Jun 1962
Folder: Correspondence, plans, newspaper cuttings, details, service programmes and photographs of Remembrance Sunday Ceremonies in 1962, 1966, 1967 and 1968 ABZ/62/5 Nov 1962 - 10 Nov 1968
Folder: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, booklets and programmes referring to Bolton's contribution to the Festival of Britain in 1951. Also a text of the speech by the Chairman of the Council of the Festival ABZ/62/6 13 Jul 1949 - 8 Sep 1951
Folder: Correspondence, details and invitations to the Luncheon in connection with Regional Sports Council Conference held on 12th October 1965 ABZ/62/7 3 Sep 1965 - 18 Oct 1965
CIVIC REGALIA, SILVERWARE AND TABLEWARE ABZ/63
Including Armorial Bearings
Folder: Correspondence, attendance records, newspaper cuttings concerning the purchase and presentation of a Silver Cradle to the Mayoress (The Hon. Mrs. Wm. Hulme Lever) ABZ/63/1 Dec 1891 - Oct 1919
Folder: Minutes, newspaper cuttings, particulars of inscriptions on Mayoral chain and other details to do with the chain; including photographs ABZ/63/2 Aug 1850 - Nov 1966
Also particulars of cost of the chain and repairs and details of Mayor's badges. Also includes booklets and leaflets about civic insignia
Folder: Correspondence, about the purchase of a Mayoral Car giving particulars and prices of various cars, including a list of tenders received ABZ/63/3 Feb 1948 - Dec 1963
Folder: Inventories of the Civic Regalia and Plate ABZ/63/4 Mar 1952 - Apr 1953
Folder: Correspondence, estimates, photographs and newspaper cuttings about the new Town Mace donated by Robert Fairhurst to mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II ABZ/63/5 Mar 1952 - Apr 1953
Folder: Correspondence, designs, booklets, estimates and newspaper cuttings for the presentation of silver to the Corporation to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II ABZ/63/6 Undated
Also a. Designs of Silver Rose Bowls.
b. Table plans.
c. Photographs of the presentation
Folder: Quotations for tableware, amount of china required, correspondence ABZ/63/7 Mar 1953 - Jun 1958
Asking for samples of patterns to be forwarded, enquiries to Worcester Royal Porcelain, Wedgewoods of Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent and to Spode, all sending quotations and samples; also includes plans for arrangement of candleabrum and bowls on the table
Designs: Three 10" size plate sample designs in Wedgewood bone Chinaware in white, green and gold ABZ/63/8 Mar 1953 - Apr 1953
File: Notes, correspondence, copy of minute and newspaper cuttings concerning the presentation of a gift of silver consisting of a Candlelabrum and salver from the Trustees of Dr. and Mrs. Chadwick's Charity ABZ/63/9 Sep 1954
Folder: Correspondence concerned with a gift of money to be used to commission a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and secondly to purchase a Mayoral Jewel ABZ/63/10 Dec 1954 - Apr 1967
Details of a competition for a Mayor's Jewel of office, design and results; also included a competition to design a plate to be presented to the Corporation of Southend-on-Sea to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth. II.
Newspaper cuttings about the presentation of the Mayoral Jewel. Also includes photographs of the Jewel and the presentation. Booklet on Design
Folder: Correspondence concerning the commissioning of a portrait of Queen Elizabeth ABZ/63/11 Jan 1955 - Jun 1958
Details of artists and fees. Replies to requests for the Queen to sit for her portrait. The appointment of Anthony Devas to do the painting. Newspaper cuttings showing the final potrait. Also receipt for the painting
Folder: Correspondence, photographs, newspaper cuttings, and invitations. Arrangements for a dinner for the presentation of a silver Coffee Service by Bolton Co-Operation Society as a Centenary Celebration Gift to the Corporation ABZ/63/12 Nov 1959 - Mar 1960
File: Notes and correspondence, concerned with The Velvet Screen and Coat of Arms to go above the Mayoral dais - a gift for the Council Chamber donated by Mr. John Ainsworth in memory of his wife ABZ/63/13 Jan 1959 - Jun 1960
File: Correspondence, invoice, drawings, concerned with the purchase and design of eight silver rosebowls to be presented at a luncheon, the gift of Mr. Frank Kay ABZ/63/14 Oct 1959 - Jul 1960
Folder: Correspondence, Minutes and accounts for the presentation of decanters and silver plate to the Borough ABZ/63/15 Mar 1962 - Jan 1967
Folder: Correspondence, tracing, designs and an explanation of the Heraldic Terms ABZ/63/16 Mar 1914
BOLTON WAR-TIME VEGETABLE SHOW AND FOOD EXHIBITION (27 - 28 AUG 1943) ABZ/64
Folder: Correspondence, memoranda, list of advertisers, and examples of their advertisements for the 1943 show ABZ/64/1 19 Sep 1941 - 26 Aug 1943
Also newspaper cuttings, programmes and other details of the 1941, 1942 and 1943 shows
Folder: Correspondence, letters of invitation, statement of accounts and ticket sales, and other details in connection with the 1943 show ABZ/64/2 3 Feb 1943 - 11 Dec 1943
Folder: Correspondence, letters, invitations, minutes, accounts, invitation cards and other details in connection with the 1943 show ABZ/64/3 4 Mar 1943 - 6 Sep 1943
Also correspondence and a letter of invitation to Lord Woolton, Minister of Food
SMITHILLS HALL ESTATE ABZ/65
Folder: Correspondence, maps, plans, valuations, minutes and details referring to the purchase of the Estate by Bolton Corporation in 1937, and then later improvments ABZ/65/1 21 May 1936 - 15 Jan 1949
Also correspondence and details of the Mayor's Garden Parties held at Smithills Hall, including a programme for the 1939 Party
Booklet: Three photographs of the Estate ABZ/65/2 Undated
Folder: Correspondence, reports, estimates, tax statements, plans, and a technical report of the Borough Architect referring to the general management and works of restoration on the Estate to enable the admittance of the public by January 1961 ABZ/65/3 4 Sep 1956 - 23 May 1961
Also Invitations to the service in Smithills Hall Chapel in December 1960
TOWN CLERKS ARCHIVES ABZ/66
Collection of General items to do with Bolton
Envelope: Description of boundaries of Borough of Bolton. Plan of Great and Little Bolton by Lieut. Dawson R.E ABZ/66/1 1832
Envelope: Bill of costs; Charter of Incorporation ABZ/66/2 1838
Envelope: Photograph of Great Lever Hall ABZ/66/3 1860
Envelope: Drawing of Bolton Town Hall ABZ/66/4 1873
Parcel: Copy of Illustrated London News; pictures and write-up of the opening of the New Town Hall by the Prince of Wales ABZ/66/5 1873
Envelope: 6 Copies of the Illustrated London News, together with Medal struck to commemorate the opening of the New Town Hall ABZ/66/6 1873
Envelope: 3 photographs of Hall-i-th-Wood ABZ/66/7 1900
Envelope: Containing presentation key in case used in opening of Townley's Nurses Home ABZ/66/8 1901
Parcel: Photographs of Waterworks Committee Members present at the cutting of the 1st and 2nd sods for Delph Reservoir ABZ/66/9 1908
Parcel: Photograph of Colours of the V Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment ABZ/66/10 1912
Envelope: Photograph of inspection by Surgeon General of Naval Sick Berth Reservists ABZ/66/11 1914
Envelope: Copy of "The Times" reporting the signing of the Armistice ABZ/66/12 12 Nov 1918
Parcel: Photograph showing use of Town Hall by National Service Authorities ABZ/66/13 1918
Envelope: Snapshots taken at opening of Delph Reservoir ABZ/66/14 1921
Envelope: 2 copies of Bolton's Rise and Progress ABZ/66/15 1922
Envelope: Photograph of proposed monument - Earl Derby ABZ/66/16 1925
Envelope: Copy of "Progress", In Memoriam, William Hesketh, Viscount Leverhulme ABZ/66/17 1925
Envelope: Bound copy of "Scholars Essays" New Town Hall Scheme ABZ/66/18 1925
Envelope: Copy of "The British Gazette" ABZ/66/19 1926
Envelope: Book:- Samuel Crompton 1753-1825 ABZ/66/20 1927
Envelope: Photographs; Town Hall Site, Fish Market, etc ABZ/66/21 1930
Envelope: Photographs of Laying Foundation Stone of the New Town Market Building ABZ/66/22 1931
Envelope: Medal commemorating the marriage of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales and H.R.H. The Princess Alexandra. 1863 ABZ/66/23 Donated 1932
Envelope: Photograph of demolition of Old Parish Church, Churchgate, Bolton. 1866 ABZ/66/24 Donated 1932
Envelope: Photograph of C.Wolfenden Esq ABZ/66/25 1932
Envelope: Photograph of G. Sykes, Mayor of Bolton, 1931/32 ABZ/66/26 1932
Envelope: Souvenir of the Official Opening of the switchgear extensions at Back-o'th'Bank Generating Station ABZ/66/27 1935
Envelope: Official souvenirs of the re-opening of the Market Hall ABZ/66/28 1938
Parcel: Photograph of presentation of cheque in aid of Red Cross P.O.W. Fund ABZ/66/29 1943
Book: Log book of Savings Committee in the Wings for Victory Campaign ABZ/66/30 1943
Envelope: Brochure of Waterworks Centenary ABZ/66/31 1947
Envelope: Correspondence referring to gift of Halberds and Trumpet Pennants by Mrs. Makant ABZ/66/32 1947
Envelope: Photograph of Statue of Samuel Crompton ABZ/66/33 Undated
CROMPTON WAY/MOSS BANK WAY ABZ/67
Folder: Correspondence, estimates and particulars, final accounts and other details referring to the construction of Crompton Way to connect Blackburn Road and Bury Road ABZ/67/1 9 Apr 1925 - 11 Jan 1932
Also a copy of the Bolton Order 1925, referring to the scheme, and the particulars and conditions of sale of a plot at the junction of Blackburn Road and Crompton Way
Folder: Correspondence, plans, newspaper cuttings, reports and a copy of the London Gazette referring to The Bolton (Road Restriction) Order of 1937, and the imposition of a speed limit on the road through Moss Bank Park ABZ/67/2 5 Aug 1937 - 30 Jun 1938
Folder: Correspondence, newspaper cuttings, list of invitations, invitation cards, general arrangements, programmes, map and accounts referring to the Official Opening of Moss Bank Way by The Right Honourable Leslie Burgin, Minister of Transport on the 9th December 1938, and the Luncheon at the Town Hall ABZ/67/3 20 Aug 1938 - 15 Dec 1938
BOLTON AND DISTRICT REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE ABZ/68
Folder: Correspondence, agreements, plans, minutes, notes, accounts, reports, resolutions, financial statements and oher details of The Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee ABZ/68/1 1 Apr 1926 - 27 Nov 1928
Folder: Correspondence, agreements, plans, minutes, notes, accounts, reports, resolutions, financial statements and oher details of The Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee ABZ/68/2 15 Oct 1928 - 19 Dec 1930
Folder: Correspondence, agreements, plans, minutes, notes, accounts, reports, resolutions, financial statements and oher details of The Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee ABZ/68/3 1 Aug 1930 - 14 Dec 1931
Folder: Correspondence, agreements, plans, minutes, notes, accounts, reports, resolutions, financial statements and oher details of The Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee ABZ/68/4 30 Jan 1932 - 16 Dec 1933
Folder: Correspondence, agreements, plans, minutes, notes, accounts, reports, resolutions, financial statements and oher details of The Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee ABZ/68/5 14 Feb 1934 - 20 Dec 1935
Folder: Correspondence, agreements, plans, minutes, notes, accounts, reports, resolutions, financial statements and oher details of The Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee ABZ/68/6 2 Jan 1936 - 10 Sep 1938
Folder: Correspondence, agreements, plans, minutes, notes, accounts, reports, resolutions, financial statements and oher details of The Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee ABZ/68/7 22 Jun 1938 - 30 Dec 1941
Folder: Correspondence, agreements, plans, minutes, notes, accounts, reports, resolutions, financial statements and oher details of The Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee ABZ/68/8 5 Jan 1942 - Jun 1945
Folder: Correspondence, agreements, plans, minutes, notes, accounts, reports, resolutions, financial statements and oher details of The Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee ABZ/68/9 20 Jun 1945 - 27 Apr 1950
Folder: Reports of the surveyor of the Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee ABZ/68/10 15 Sep 1926 - 1 Dec 1943
Folder: Town Planning Act, 1925. Bolton and District Joint Town Planning Scheme. Preliminary statement of proposals for Development ABZ/68/11 1925
Book: Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee - Register of Employees ABZ/68/12 19 Jul 1926 - 11 Sep 1935
Book: Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee - Service of Members ABZ/68/13 May 1926 - Jul 1938
Folder: Correspondence. reports, schedules and drafts referring to the Review of County Districts in connection with Lancashire County Council in the Local Government Act of 1929 ABZ/68/14 1 Nov 1931 - 28 Mar 1933
Bundle: Town and Country Planning Act 1932. Bolton and District Regional Planning Scheme. Draft scheme - several copies ABZ/68/15 Undated
Folder: Correspondence, plans, agreements, memoranda, reports, statement of accounts referring to various schemes of the Bolton & District Planning Committee ABZ/68/16 1 Jul 1933 - 3 Jun 1940
Book: Prints of Minutes of the Proceedings of the Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee from 23 Dec 1942 ABZ/68/17 23 Dec 1942 - 31 Mar 1948
Bundle: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, agreements and other details referring to the proceedings of the Bolton and District Regional Planning Committee ABZ/68/18 25 Nov 1926 - 2 Aug 1945
INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION YEAR ABZ/69
Folder: Correspondence, minutes and other details referring to the creation of the Bolton Commonwealth Friendship Council in connection with the International Co-operation Year of 1965 ABZ/69/1 1965 - 27 Jun 1966
Also details of other similar committees esstablished throughout the country
MINING SUBSIDENCE AND CULVERTS ABZ/71
Folder: Correspondence about Water Tower near Smethurst Lane (Coal Mining Operations) ABZ/71/1 14 Oct 1943 - 8 Jan 1947
Notes, Statement of Claim by Manchester Collieries Ltd., against Bolton Corporation in respect of coal left unworked as a pillar of support for their Water Tower near Smethurst Lane. Also plans of the area and agreements
Folder: Correspondence concerning Mining Subsidence, dealing with compensation for damages, areas affected by the subsidence, damage to buildings, sewarage and roads ABZ/71/2 11 Sep 1945 - 12 Jul 1957
Reports, conference notices, summary of damage due to Mining Subsidence in county boroughs of Bolton, Burnley, St. Helens and Wigan and other areas. Observations by Local Authorities and other bodies. Organisation of Mining Subsidence Protest Campaign. Appointment of a Standing Committee, reports by the Committee. National Conference of Local Authorities, report of proceedings. Resolutions of the Committee. Passing of Coal Mining Subsidence Bill. Also includes explanatory and financial Memorandum of the Bill and map of areas affected by the subsidence
Folder: Correspondence, notes, memoranda, concerning Clearance Areas, redevelopment areas, the erection of new buildings, future housing policy, housing programmes, employment and education. Notes of Meetings ABZ/71/3 26 Aug 1952 - 11 Oct 1963
Folder: Correspondence concerning the repair of Moxam Bottoms Culvert, estimate of works, costs, areas affected, compensation for any loss or damage to property and Insurance cover for employees involved in the execution of the works ABZ/71/4 3 Sep 1959 - 3 Oct 1960
Also includes agreements between property owners and the Corporation and a map and survey of the Moxam Bottoms Culvert
Folder: List of names and addresses of people agreements were sent to and their premises. Correspondence, enclosing agreements to be signed by the person named and a witness ABZ/71/5 15 Aug 1960 - 14 Oct 1960
Also a bundle of agreements between certain people and the Corporation in agreement to grant them a licence to enter the said land for the purpose of executing repairs to the said culvert
APPLICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION UNDER THE THEATRICAL EMPLOYERS ACT 1925 ABZ/72
Harry Kenyon: Correspondence and stage periodicals ABZ/72/1 Undated
Reginald Ashley: Correspondence and newspapers ABZ/72/2 Undated
Gertrude Brimelow: Correspondence and periodicals ABZ/72/3 Undated
JOHN + LUCY BRENNAN: Correspondence and newspapers ABZ/72/4 Undated
TERRY OATES WILSON: Form ABZ/72/5 10 Dec 1925 - 12 Jan 1926
Applications from:- Samuel Walmsley and others: Correspondence and newspapers ABZ/72/6 Undated
Applications from:- Tony Snape: Correspondence and periodicals ABZ/72/7 Undated
Applications from:- Tony Snape and Leslie Manners: Correspondence and periodicals ABZ/72/8 Undated
Applications from:- The Universal Grand Opera Company Limited: Correspondence and periodicals ABZ/72/9 Undated
Applications from:- Bernard Morris Woolley: Correspondence and periodicals ABZ/72/10 Undated
Applications from:- Ronald Wotherspoon: Form and periodicals ABZ/72/11 Undated
Applications from:- Evelyn Spouse: Form and periodicals ABZ/72/12 Undated
Applications from:- D. Miles Glaister: Correspondence and periodicals ABZ/72/13 Undated
Applications from:- John William Morgan: Form and periodicals ABZ/72/14 Undated
Applications from:- Adenhil Presentations Limited: Form, receipt and periodicals ABZ/72/15 Undated
Applications from:- Thomas B. Gannon Theatrical Agency: Form and periodicals ABZ/72/16 3 Dec 1925 - 24 Jul 1963
Applications from:- John and Lucy Brennan ABZ/72/17 Undated
Terry Oates Wilson ABZ/72/18 Undated
THE TOP STOREY CLUB/ BOLTON PALAIS DE DANCE ABZ/73
Conditions of access:
Closed for 100 years
Folder: Details of the Coroner's Inquest, of June 13 1961, into the Fire at the Top Storey Club, including briefs, statements and reports ABZ/73/1 30 Jan 1961 - 13 Jun 1961
Also copy of the Annual Return of Particulars of the Top Storey Club in accordance with the Licensing Act of 1953
Folder: Press cuttings and newspaper referring to the Fire at the Top Storey Club, Crown Street, Bolton on May 1st 1961 ABZ/73/2 2 May 1961 - 15 Jun 1961
Folder: Correspondence, accounts, newspaper cuttings, orders, plan, proceedings of the Coroner's inquisitions and other miscellaneous papers, referring to the Top Storey Club Fire Disaster ABZ/73/3 2 May 1961 - 25 Nov 1968
Folder: Correspondence, newspaper cuttings, briefs and other details relating to the Appeals of William Mc Leish against the refusal of the Justices to grant a full unlicence in respect of club premises forming part of the "Palais Ballroom", Bridge Street, Bolton ABZ/73/4 3 May 1962 - 18 Jan 1963
Folder: Correspondence, newspapers, newspaper cuttings and other details referring to the special omnibus service for patrons of the Bolton Palais de Dance at the termination of dances ABZ/73/5 5 May 1962 - 31 Aug 1962
Also copies of the 1930 Road Traffic Act, and The London Gazette of May 25th 1962
BOLTON CORPORATION JUBILEE 1888 ABZ/74
Book: Minute Book for proposed Bolton Corporation Jubilee - Treat to the Poor ABZ/74/1 11 Oct 1888 - 6 Nov 1888
Including:- selected places for the entertainment. List of tickets sent out and the places they where sent to. Receipts for money sent in for the Treat and Disbursements
Letters: Correspondence concerning the Jubilee Treat. Notice:- Treat to take place on the 11th Oct 1888. Donations of money, meeting notices to arrange the event, draft Committee proceeding Minutes ABZ/74/2 25 Sep 1888 - 18 Oct 1888
Arrangements, menus, circulars, subscription forms and some subscriptions already sent in, entertainment, names of applicants for the Treat. Invitations, list of names of people to be invited to the Mayor's Luncheon on the 11th Oct.
Subscription Forms with the amounts subscribed and signitures. Posters advertising the Treat with amendments to the wording
DEATHS OF ROYAL AND NATIONAL PERSONAGES ABZ/75
Folder: Correspondence relating to the Death of King George VI 6th February 1952 ABZ/75/1 6th-15th Feb 1952
Local Arrangements for the late Kings Funeral. Order of Parade; Order of Service; Hymn Sheets, Band Accounts. Newspaper Cuttings
Folder: Newspapers reporting the death of Queen Mary; Also telegram of sympathy sent from the Mayor of Bolton ABZ/75/2 25 Mar - 1953
Folder: Correspondence relating to State Funeral of Sir Winston Churchill; Also Memorial Service on 31st January 1965 ABZ/75/3 Jan 1965
LOCAL GOVERNMENT REORGANISATION AND IMPORTANT REPORTS ABZ/76
Folder: Newspaper cuttings, newspapers and plans referring to Local Government Reorganisation ABZ/76/1 1 Aug 1958 - 16 Dec 1965
Folder: Memoranda, plans, accounts, resolutions and other details of various important reports ABZ/76/2 1963 - 1968
SPECIAL LETTERS 1960 - 1962 ABZ/77
Folder: Special letters of congratulation and thanks referring to awards recieved by local townspeople, important visitors to the town and other correspondence referring to events of particular note to Bolton ABZ/77/1 4 Jan 1960 - 24 Dec 1962
Folder: Local Personalities; Mainly newspaper cuttings concerning honours and awards bestowed upon members of various local voluntary services and other interesting people ABZ/77/2 Jan 1969 - Mar 1970
CIVIC TRUST AWARD SCHEME ABZ/78
Folder: Correspondence relating to various applications for the Civic Trust Awards ABZ/78/1 8 Jan 1958 - 3 Oct 1968
CRIMINAL COURTS IN SOUTH LANCASHIRE ABZ/79
Folder: Correspondence, reports, plans, statistics, drafts, newspaper cuttings, drawings and minutes concerning the provision of a Central Criminal Court for the North West Area ABZ/79/1 6 Feb 1953 - 28 Mar 1961
EAST LANCASHIRE TERRITORIAL FORCE ASSOCIATION ABZ/80
Folder: General Correspondence referring to the formation of East Lancashire Territorial Force Association Constitution, Appointment of Corporation Representative Member. Reorganisation of the Territorial Force ABZ/80/1 Aug 1910 - Nov 1958
LAND TRANSACTIONS ABZ/81
Particulars and conditions of Sale of 30 Plots of Building Land in Bradshawgate and Great Moor Street ABZ/81/1 17 May 1888
Tonge - with - Haulgh Inclosure Award - Plan ABZ/81/2 Jun 1910
Correspondence and plans of land at Lostock for Proposed Extensions to De Havilland Aircraft Factory ABZ/81/3 May 1939
Correspondence, relating to The National Trust Enterprise "Neptune ABZ/81/4 1965
TOWN HALL AND CIVIC CENTRE IMPROVEMENTS AND EXTENSIONS ABZ/82
Plans of proposed Civic Centre, Library, Museum and Health Centre ABZ/82/5 1925-1931
Plans of proposed - Sessions and Police buildings ABZ/82/6 1925-1931
Extension to Town Hall - detailed drawings of furnishings, showing telephone points ABZ/82/7 1934
Extension to Town Hall - floor plans and furnishings ABZ/82/8 1935-1936
Extension to Town Hall - Plans of telephones in Public Health Departments and Libraries ABZ/82/9 1935
Extension to Town Hall - details of furnishings and extensions. (Kendal Milne & Co.) ABZ/82/10 1936
Extension to Town Hall - furnishings (William Higgins Ltd.) ABZ/82/11 1936
Extension to Town Hall - furnishings (Bradshaw, Gass & Hope) ABZ/82/12 1936
Extension to Town Hall - furnishings for Police Building and Court ABZ/82/13 1936
Extension to Town Hall - plans for carpeting ABZ/82/14 c.1936
Extension to Town Hall - furnishings and fittings for Public Health, Library and Art Gallery ABZ/82/15 1937
Seating Plans of the Albert Hall, Town Hall, Bolton ABZ/82/16 1949
Architects drawing (front elevation) of proposed Co-operative Society's store at Victoria Square. (Kept with Museum collection) ABZ/82/17 1936
MISCELLANEOUS. AWARDS, MAPS, PLANS, AND DRAWINGS ABZ/83
Copy of plan of Bolton Moor ABZ/83/1 c.1793
Plans and sections of a proposed Reservoir to be made at Great Lever Bleach works ABZ/83/2 Dec 1850
Plan of boundary between the Townships of Rumworth and Heaton ABZ/83/3 Oct 1857
Certificate of Award issued by the Board of Trade to the Borough of Bolton - Turin International Exhibition ABZ/83/4 1911
Ground plan of Nurses Home, Bolton Infirmary, including estimate ABZ/83/5 1914
Decorative Scroll for the Borough of Bolton used at the Athens Exhibition ABZ/83/6 1920
Plans of a proposed sewer by St. Georges Road, Bolton ABZ/83/7 1923
Plans of a new bridge over L.M.S. Railway near Lostock Junction ABZ/83/8 1923
Plan of widening to be carried out at Tootil Bridge, Bolton ABZ/83/9 1924-25
Plan of new road from Blackburn Road to Bury Road (Crompton Way) ABZ/83/10 1924-25
County Borough of Bolton Town Planning Scheme - Map No. 1 ABZ/83/11 1925
Plans of extra High Tension Switch Gear at Back o'th' Bank Generating Station, Bolton ABZ/83/12 1933
Plan of Area of Supply, N.W.Area, Electricity Commission ABZ/83/13 1933
Plan of Borough of Bolton Wards ABZ/83/14 1935
Plans for the Bolton Municipal Technical College ABZ/83/15 1937
Plans of proposed nurses home and administration block at Hulton Lane Infectious Diseases Hospital ABZ/83/16 1937
Plans, claims, notices and statements for the statutory declaration by the Town Clerk, Bolton in pursuance of the Coal Act 1938 ABZ/83/17 1939
Plans of extension schemes for Back o'th' Bank Generating Station ABZ/83/18 1940
Plans of extension schemes for Back o'th' Bank Generating Station ABZ/83/19 1942
Photograph taken at the Jubilee of Bolton Electricity Undertaking Luncheon ABZ/83/20 1944
Administrative Map of Lancashire showing Local Authorities ABZ/83/21 1940
Plans of proposed new ward boundaries of Bolton Borough ABZ/83/22 1948
Plans for 275 KV Transmission Lines, alternative routes across Bolton Borough ABZ/83/23 c. 1950
Plans of Transport Office, Shifnall Street, Depot at Crook Street and workshops for the Blind, Larkhill Buildings ABZ/83/24 1953 - 1955
Plans of Technical College, Manchester Road and the Technical School, Bridgeman Place ABZ/83/25 1955
Plans of Lostock Open Air School, and warehouse at Deansgate ABZ/83/26 1955
Rumworth Enclosue Award and Plan ABZ/83/27 1817
Halliwell and Horwich Tithe Award and Plan ABZ/83/28 1845
ROYAL LANCASHIRE AGRICULTURAL SHOW, 1927 (Held July 28th, 29th and 30th, August 1st ABZ/84
2 - 8 Correspondence
9 - 12 Subscriptions
13 - 15 Publications
16 - 20 Miscellaneous
Minutes Book of Royal Lancashire Agricultural Show, Bolton ABZ/84/1 1927
Folder. Circulars, forms, etc: proposing meeting of fund-raising committee ABZ/84/2 22 Feb 1927 - 3 Oct 1927
Promised subscription forms, appeals for subscriptions, list of subscribers, notices of meetings of Local Executive Ctte, list of ticket etc. privileges to subscribers to local fund
Folder. Correspondence and other documents, including: map of proposed site of RLAS, Agreements of tenancy of land for show between RLAS and Mr John T Howarth, Mrs Sarah Heaton, and Mr Sam Roberts, suggested invitation to HRH Princess Mary to attend show, copy of list of prizes for show, correspondence concerning sleepers in possession of J.T. Greenhalgh, clipping from Bolton Evening News of 19 Jul 1927, announcement of sale of timer from RLAS, statement of receipts and payments, vouchers, report of council, collection of pamphlets relating to Burnley RLAS 1926, plan of showground, index to exhibitors of implements, list of engagements of Mayor at show, list of some hotels in Bolton ABZ/84/3 7 Jul 1926 - Oct 1927
Lists of correspondents concerning show (Folders) ABZ/84/4 1927
Files of correspondence regretting inability to attend meetings from ABZ/84/5 24 Mar 1927 - 6 Oct 1927
Letters accepting appointment on Local Cmtte and Executive Cmtte ABZ/84/6 1927
Letters regretting inability to serve on Local Ctte and Executive Ctte ABZ/84/7 1927
Forms of promise to subscribe and miscellaneous correspondence ABZ/84/8 1927
Folder. List of subscriptions forwarded to Hon. Treasurer ABZ/84/9 1927
Book. Subscriptions ABZ/84/10 1927
Collection of sheets of subscriptions ABZ/84/11 1927
Payment books for subscriptions ABZ/84/12 1927
Programmes, Journal, tickets, catalogues of classes and prizes for the show ABZ/84/13 1927
Collection of schedules for classes and prizes from RLAS in Manchester 1924 and Burnley 1926 ABZ/84/14 Undated
Folder. Prize lists RLAS ABZ/84/15 1927
Folder. Suggested names for Local Committee; members of Executive Council ABZ/84/16 1927
List of Local Committee and Executive Committee reported at meeting of Executive Committee ABZ/84/17 6 May 1927
RLAS postage book ABZ/84/18 1927
Paying-in book of RLAS, Manchester and County Bank ABZ/84/19 1927
Manchester and County Bank Book of Bolton Local Fund of RLAS ABZ/84/20 1927
Receipt Books of Local Fund RLAS ABZ/84/21 Undated
Handwritten drafts for prizes ABZ/84/22 12 May 1927
AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS ABZ/85
Newspaper cuttings book ABZ/85/1 1938 - 1939
Air Raid Warnings Record Book ABZ/85/2 1939 - 1941
As ABZ/85/2 above ABZ/85/3 1941 - 1944
BOLTON TOWN HALL ORGAN ABZ/86
File of correspondence and papers relating to the Bolton Town Hall Organ ABZ/86/1 1921 - 1962
Record of attendances and receipts at Organ Recitals ABZ/86/2 1876 - 1925
Bolton Town Hall Organ: A Brief History and Description. Compiled by Arthur E. Jones, F.R.C.O., L.T.C.L., Borough Organist ABZ/86/3 1944
Specification: Proposed organ for Town Hall, Bolton ABZ/86/4 Apr 1872
THE LOYAL REGIMENT AND THE BOLTON ARTILLERY ABZ/87
Correspondence File - presentation of new colours to 253rd Regiment Royal Artillery (The Bolton Artillery) T.A ABZ/87/1 Jun - Jul 1963
Correspondence File - presentation of Honorary Freedom of the Borough of Bolton to 5th Battalion The Loyal Regiment, T.A., and to 253rd Regiment Royal Artillery (The Bolton Artillery), T.A ABZ/87/2 1963 - 1964
Includes photographs, press cuttings, guest lists, invitations, admission tickets, etc
ROLLS OF HONORARY FREEMEN OF THE BOROUGH OF BOLTON ABZ/88
Source of acquisition:
Returned to Mayors Office, Dec 1989
Roll of Freemen admitted pursuant to the Honorary Freedom of Boroughs Act, 1885 (48 & 49 Victoria, c. 29) ABZ/88/1 6 Sep 1899 - 5 Jun 1973
PROPOSED BOLTON CIVIC THEATRE AND ARTS CENTRE ABZ/89
File of correspondence and reports relating to proposals for a Civic Theatre and Arts Centre in Bolton; includes survey of theatres in other towns, statistics relating to existing provisions for the Arts in Bolton, etc ABZ/89/1 1964
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ABZ/90
Official Notice: Common Council of the Borough of Bolton to the Clerk of the Peace for the Borough of Bolton ABZ/90/1 14 Mar 1860
- Appointment of an Inspector of Weights and Measures; commencement of exercise of powers in relation to Weights and Measures by the Borough Council. Seal
MISCELLANEOUS BYELAWS, HANDBOOKS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS ABZ/91
Byelaws of Borough of Bolton, made 22 Feb 1843 and altered 19 Apr 1843 ABZ/91/2 1843
Byelaws & regulations - Darbishire Recreation Ground ABZ/91/3 12 Mar 1873
Byelaws: Hackney Carriages ABZ/91/5 1892
Bolton Corporation Waterworks Regulations ABZ/91/6 1872
Bolton Corporation Borrowing Powers ABZ/91/8 1881
Regulations with respect to Inspectors and Inspection of Weights and Measures ABZ/91/9 1890
Report on Provisions of Weights and Meaures Acts ABZ/91/10 1878 & 1889, 1889
Byelaws: Parks and Recreation Grounds ABZ/91/11 1890
Byelaws: Omnibuses ABZ/91/12 1877
Byelaws: Buildings and Sewerage, etc ABZ/91/13 1926
Byelaws: Sale of Coal ABZ/91/14 1892
Dairies, Cowsheds and Milkshops ABZ/91/15 1890
Byelaws: Houses Let in Lodgings ABZ/91/16 1898
Extract from Report of Medical Officer of Health: Smoke prevention ABZ/91/17 1893
Byelaws: Fire Escapes ABZ/91/18 1877
Byelaws: Lights on Vehicles ABZ/91/20 1900
Scale of Salaries, Bolton C.B. Employees ABZ/91/21 1906
Education Committee Schemes ABZ/91/22 1902
Byelaws: High Street Public Baths ABZ/91/23 1903
Regulations for administration of Bolton Corporation Accident Fund ABZ/91/23a 1903
Byelaws: Slaughter Houses ABZ/91/24 1904
Bolton Barbers' & Hairdressers' Shops Closing Order ABZ/91/25 1906
Standing Orders: Granting of licenses for Stage Plays ABZ/91/26 1910
Bolton Grocers' & Provision Dealers' Exemption Order ABZ/91/27 1912
Bolton Barbers' & Hairdressers' Shops Closing Order ABZ/91/28 1912
Bolton Photographers' Exemption Order ABZ/91/29 1912
Bolton Butchers' Shops Extension of Provisions and Half-Holiday Order ABZ/91/30 1915
Bolton Butchers' Shops Closing Order ABZ/91/31 1922
Byelaws: School Attendance ABZ/91/32 1925
Byelaws: Tents, Vans, Sheds, etc ABZ/91/33 1925
Byelaws: Maternity Homes ABZ/91/34 1926
Regulations: Hackney Carriages and Taximeters ABZ/91/35 1928
Public Assistance Committee Administration Scheme ABZ/91/36 1929
Bolton Barbers' & Hairdressers' Shops Weekly Half-Holiday Order ABZ/91/37 1929
Bolton Barbers' & Hairdressers' Shops Closing Order ABZ/91/38 1929
Bolton Corporation Transport Department Byelaws & Regulations ABZ/91/39 1934
Byelaws: Nursing Homes ABZ/91/40 1930
Byelaws: Working Class Housing, Lodgings, etc ABZ/91/41 1932
Registration of Births, Marriages & Deaths Scheme ABZ/91/42 1929
Scheme for Alteration of Bolton Registration Scheme ABZ/91/43 1935
Scheme for Alteration of Bolton Registration Scheme ABZ/91/44 1935 - 1937
Scheme for Alteration of Bolton Registration Scheme ABZ/91/44a 1935 - 1941
Local Government Officers' Superannuation Scheme ABZ/91/45 1930
Registrars' Salaries Scheme ABZ/91/46 1929
Byelaws: Wireless Loudspeakers, Gramophones, etc ABZ/91/47 1932
Regulations: Street Collections ABZ/91/48 1938
Byelaws: Waiting in the Streets to Enter Public Vehicles ABZ/91/49 1940
Regulations: Domiciliary Assistance to Blind Persons ABZ/91/50 1938
County Borough of Bolton (Public Assistance) Administrative Scheme ABZ/91/51 1939
Byelaws: Smoke Abatement ABZ/91/52 1939
Rules and Regulations and Table of Fees: Cemeteries ABZ/91/53 1946
Byelaws: Employment of Children ABZ/91/54 1948
Byelaws: Dealers in Marine Stores & Second Hand Goods ABZ/91/55 1949
Byelaws: Boxing and Wrestling Licenses ABZ/91/56 1950
Byelaws: Sale, Handling, etc. of Food ABZ/91/57 1950
Byelaws: Hairdressers and Barbers ABZ/91/58 1950
Byelaws: Sale of Contraceptives by Automatic Machines ABZ/91/59 1950
Byelaws: Markets ABZ/91/60 1952
Byelaws: Frost Precautions (Water Supply) ABZ/91/61 1957
Byelaws: Provision of Draining Taps ABZ/91/62 1959
Byelaws: Parking Places ABZ/91/63 1957
Byelaws: Parking Places ABZ/91/64 1938
Byelaws: Public Slaughterhouses ABZ/91/65 1957
Byelaws: Hackney Carriages ABZ/91/66 1958
Byelaws: Disorderly Conduct in Places of Public Entertainment ABZ/91/67 1960
Establishment for Official Staffs of Various Corporation Departments ABZ/91/68 1945
Byelaws: Handling & Sale of Food ABZ/91/69 1950
Index to Streets, Lanes, Roads, etc. in Bolton C.B ABZ/91/70 1899
Bolton County Borough Council Standing Orders ABZ/91/71 Undated
Bolton County Borough Council Standing Orders with Code of Tendering Procedure ABZ/91/72 Undated
Bolton (Control of Dogs on Roads) (No.1) Order ABZ/91/73 1961
Byelaw: Wireless Sets, Gramophones, Amplifiers, etc ABZ/91/74 1964
Byelaws: Public Meetings & Gatherings in Temporary Structures ABZ/91/75 1965
Byelaws: Waste, Misuse & Contamination of Water ABZ/91/76 1966
Tabulated Information: Workmen's Holidays with Pay ABZ/91/77 1911
Correspondence relating to Workmen's Holidays with Pay ABZ/91/77a 1911
Special Scheme: Rating and Valuation Act ABZ/91/78 1925, 1927
Borough of Bolton Elective Auditor's Report on the Accounts ABZ/91/79 1905
Quarter Sessions Handbook by L.Thorp & R.E.Negus ABZ/91/80 1943
Index to Byelaws and Regulations ABZ/91/81 Undated
BRIDGEMAN STREET PUBLIC BATHS, BOLTON ABZ/92
Plan - basement, ground floor, first floor, assembly hall, and attic ABZ/92/1 1919
Plan of terrazo tiling ABZ/92/2 Undated
Plans showing proposed alterations ABZ/92/3 - 9 1937
Sketch view of Gentlemen's Plunge Bath ABZ/92/10 1937
ROYAL COMMISSION ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT SPECIAL COMMITTEEE (LOCAL GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION) ABZ/93
File: Special Committee Proceedings, including agenda, notices, reports, etc ABZ/93/1 Jul 1972 - Jan 1973
File: reports submitted to committee ABZ/93/2 Aug 1968 - Jan 1970
File: Proceedings of Greater Manchester Joint Committee, Greater Manchester Metropolitan County Joint Committee, Steering Group ABZ/93/3 Dec 1971 - Jul 1972
File: Reports of Local Authorities and Various Organizations after publication of the Royal Commission Proposals ABZ/93/4 Jun 1969 - Jan 1970
As ABZ/93/4 above ABZ/93/5 Feb 1970 - Feb 1971
File: Miscellaneous Correspondence ABZ/93/6 Jun 1970 - Mar 1973
File: Spare copies of reports, proceedings, etc ABZ/93/7 Jan 1972 - Mar 1973
Map: New Local Government Map (England) ABZ/93/9 Undated
Map: Local Government Reorganization, Area 3 - AMC Proposals. (N.W. Region) ABZ/93/10 Undated
Report: Bolton C.B. - Royal Commission on Local Government in England ABZ/93/11 Sep 1969
Report: Bolton C.B. - Future of N.H.S.: Observations on the Green Paper ABZ/93/12 Jun 1970
Report: Bolton C.B. - Local Authorities Social Services Administration ABZ/93/13 1970
Report: National Health Service Reorganization (England): N.H.S. Note 1A ABZ/93/14 Undated
White Paper: Reform of Local Government in England ABZ/93/15 Feb 1970
Report: Royal Commission on Local Government in England, 1966 - 1969, Vol. 1 ABZ/93/16 Undated
Short version of ABZ/93/16 ABZ/93/17 1966-1969
Green Paper: National Health Service - Future Structure of N.H.S ABZ/93/18 1970
BOLTON BOROUGH CHARTER: 150TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS, 1988 ABZ/94
File of posters, tickets, programmes and menus for the Mayor of Bolton's Grand Charter Day Ball ABZ/94/1 11 Oct 1988
BOLTON WANDERERS FOOTBALL CLUB ABZ/95
Film: F.A. Cup Final - Bolton Wanderers v. Manchester United ABZ/95/1 1958
Presented to Alderman Young, Mayor of Bolton, by The Rank Organization for Civic Records
BOLTON TOWN HALL EXTENSION AND NEW CIVIC CENTRE ABZ/96
Film of construction of Town Hall Extension and new Civic Centre, including clearing of site, building plant and machinery, stone carving, etc ABZ/96/1 c.1930 - 1939
Film of construction of Town Hall Extension and new Civic Centre, including clearing of site, building plant and machinery, stone carving, etc ABZ/96/2 c.1930 - 1939
ALDERMAN HENRY WARBURTON, MAYOR OF BOLTON, 1930 - 1931 ABZ/97
For photograph album relating to Alderman Warburton's mayoral year, see ZZ/391/2.
Film of Alderman Warburton's Mayoral Year ABZ/97/1 1930 - 1931
Film of Alderman Warburton's Mayoral Year ABZ/97/2 Undated
OCTAGON THATRE, BOLTON ABZ/98
Film of the Opening of the Octagon Theatre ABZ/98/1 1967
WAR CHARITIES ACT, 1940 ABZ/99
General Correspondence relating to registration of local charitable organizations under the Act, including forms, memorandum and articles of association of the National Spastics Society (1953) ABZ/99/1 1940 - 1968
Register of Charities registered with Bolton County Borough Council ABZ/99/2 1940 - 1963
List of Charities Exempted from Registration ABZ/99/3 1940 - 1944
Correspondence between Bolton Corporation and the Charity Commissioners relating to War Charities Act Registration ABZ/99/4 1940 - 1955
Includes 75th Annual Report of the North London Homes for the Blind, 1955
Annual Reports, Balance Sheets and Correspondence relating to Charities Registered under the Act with Bolton County Borough Council [no ref. or date]
Bolton Red Cross & Order of St John: War Comforts Welfare Council ABZ/99/5 1940 - 1946
Bolton Services Welfare Joint Committee ABZ/99/6 1947 - 1957
Bolton Ex-Servicemen's Liaison Committee ABZ/99/7 1948 - 1950
British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association (Bolton Branch) ABZ/99/8 1945 - 1967
National Fire Service (N.W.Region) Benevolent Fund, 28 Area ABZ/99/9 1942 - 1963
Bolton Anglo-Russian Civic Committee ABZ/99/10 1942 - 1947
Bolton Leigh and District Deaf and Dumb Society ABZ/99/11 1948 - 1968
The Bolton Club for the Hard of Hearing ABZ/99/12 1952 - 1966
National Spastics Society (Bolton & District Group) ABZ/99/13 1957 - 1968
The Bolton Society for Mentally Handicapped Children ABZ/99/14 1965 - 1969
BOLTON BOROUGH: CHARTER OF INCORPORATION, 1838 ABZ/100
Petition of inhabitant householders of Bolton for a Charter of Incorporation under the Municipal Corporation Act of 1835. Names of signatories ABZ/100/1 17 Jan 1838
File of legal papers and correspondence relating to the Charter, agreement with Lancashire magistrates concerning payments for cases from the Borough; list of records belonging to the Borough in 1844 ABZ/100/2 1838 - 1844
CIVIL DEFENCE ABZ/101
Conditions of access:
RECORDS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL 1995
File of Correspondence and Papers: Area Controller No. 101a (Bolton) Area ABZ/101/1 1958 - 1964
Exercise Plan: Lancashire County Council Civil Defence Department - Exercise "Mermaid" ABZ/101/2 7 May 1961
Civil Defence Plan: Home Office North Western Region - "Decem Five" ABZ/101/3 4 - 5 Dec 1961
Civil Defence Plan: Operational Plan - 101 (East Lancashire) Sub-Region ABZ/101/4 c.1961
File of Civil Defence Lectures ABZ/101/5 1959
BOLTON WAR MEMORIAL IMPROVEMENT SCHEME ABZ/102
Photograph Album: Inauguration of the Scheme by the Donor, Mr James W.Wigglesworth, Honorary Freeman of the Borough ABZ/102/1 7 Nov 1964
Includes balance sheet for Civic Centre Fountains and Floodlighting
JOHN BRADSHAW GASS CHARITABLE TRUST ABZ/103
File of correspondence and papers relating to bequest to Bolton Corporation by John Bradshaw Gass, deceased, for provision of lectures on scientific, artistic, literary and musical subjects, and for purchase of works of art for Bolton Art Gallery ABZ/103/1 1939 - 1961
Including correspondence relating to the donation to the Art Gallery by the Trustees of the bronze bust 'Zeda Pasha' by Sir Jacob Epstein 1961
MAYOR'S CERTIFICATES ABZ/104
File of copies of certificates issued under seal by mayors of Bolton ABZ/104/1 1908 - 1974
Includes letters requesting certificates relating to nationality, residence in the borough, testimonials of good character, etc
BOLTON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: OPENING BY PRINCESS MARGARET ABZ/105
File of correspondence, invitations, programmes, luncheon menu, etc., relating to the opening of the college by Princess Margaret on 22nd April 1970 ABZ/105/1 1967 - 1970
ROYAL VISITS TO BOLTON: PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS ABZ/106
King George V and Queen Mary ABZ/106/1 10 Jul 1913
Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII) ABZ/106/2 6 Jul 1921
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth ABZ/106/3 20 May 1938
BOLTON LOCAL EMPLOYMENT COMMITTEE ABZ/107
File of correspondence relating to Bolton and District Local Employment Committee, including report on Training and Employment of Diasabled Ex-Service Men ABZ/107/1 1917 - 1972
LOSTOCK COLLIERY ABZ/108
Estate Plan - based on 1:2500 ordnance survey, with information regarding underground workings ABZ/108/1 c.1910
MINING SUBSIDENCE ABZ/109
Mining Survey Map of Bolton County Borough - based on 6ins to 1 mile ordnance survey, with additions showing degree of liability to subsidence of different areas. Also shows faults ABZ/109/1 1943
WHITE BANK ESTATE, RUNWORTH ABZ/110
File of correspondence and papers relating to gift of estate to Bolton Corporation by members of the Haslam and Scott families. Includes plans of the house and estate ABZ/110/1 1920 - 1931
O'HARA v. BOLTON CORPORATION ABZ/111
File of legal papers relating to the removal of COuncillor James Brian O'Hara from various committees of Bolton Corporation and subsequent law suit in the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice ABZ/111/1 1972
WINTER HILL RIGHT OF WAY DISPUTE ABZ/112
Ratepayers' petition, correspondence, legal papers, newspaper cuttings and related papers concerning the Winter Hill right of way dispute (Ainsworth V. Hall and Others) and access to the moorland areas of Smithhills and Horwich via Coalpit Lane ABZ/112/1 1896 - 1906
SOUTH LANCASHIRE RIVERS CATCHMENT AREA ABZ/113
Map showing the boundary of the South Lancashire Rivers Catchment Area, including watersheds and principal rivers (Mersey, Douglas, Alt) ABZ/113/1 Jul 1932
BOLTON MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT ABZ/114
File of correspondence between Bolton M.P.s, local residents and Bolton Corporation officials relating to complaints against the Corporation ABZ/114/1 1948 - 1963
NORTH AND CENTRAL ENGLAND ABZ/115
Map: British Geographical Publishing Company, Manchester - North and Central England and North Wales; includes railways, distances, population, motor speed limits, motor vehicle registration letters, etc ABZ/115/1 Undated.c. 1905
BOLTON DEVELOPMENT PLAN (Town and Country Planning Act, 1947) ABZ/116
File containing: Town Map, as modified by Minister of Housing and Local Government. Programme Map, as modified by Minister of Housing and Local Government. Written Statement, with Ministry approval of same ABZ/116/1 17 Oct 1957
BOLTON PRECINCT: HICK HARGREAVES STEAM ENGINE: Tracings of Engineering Drawings ABZ/117
Plan of foundations for vertical condensing Corliss engine for Messrs Ford, Ayrton & Co., Low Bentham, co.York. (E15/1886) ABZ/117/1 24 May 1886
Plan of foundations for vertical condensing Corliss engine - standard and baseframe ABZ/117/2 27 May 1886
BOLTON BOROUGH CORONER ABZ/118
Certificate of appointment of John Taylor, of Bolton, attorney-at-law and solicitor, as coroner for the Borough of Bolton. Corporation seal ABZ/118/1 29 May 1839
SMITHILLS HALL ESTATE ABZ/119
Plan of Smithills Hall Estate, showing farms and other property - D.M.McKellen, Borough Engineer and Surveyor - approx. 12 ins to 1 mile ABZ/119/1 c.1954
Survey of various properties on Smithills Hall Estate, with names of tenants, details of rents, descriptions of buildings ABZ/119/2 c. 1948 - 1949
Bryan hey Farm
Lomax Wifes Cottage and Outbuildings
Little Dakins Cottages
Walker Fold Farm
Lower Tongs Farm
Chadwick Close Farm
Higher Tongs Farm
Hole Hill Farm
List of workmen employed on Smithills Hall Estate - names, jobs, ages, length of service, average wages, rents ABZ/119/3 c.1954
Report - review of farm rents on Smithills Hall Estate ABZ/119/4 Undated c.1954
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