Monday, 29 October 2007

30. Highways of Turton

Summary

A study of the way local roads and transport developed from Roman and medieval times to the enclosure and turnpike roads of the Industrial Revolution.

Details

Publication Number30
TitleHighways of Turton
Author2007
Number of Pages71
ISBN Number9781904974307
Price & AvailabilitySee publications list

Cover Photo


Turton Local History Society #30 - Highways of Turton

Contents

THE BEGINNINGS
16th & 17th  CENTURIES
INDUSTRIAL AWAKENING
THE ENCLOSURE ROADS
LOCAL TURNPIKE ROADS
BOLTON TO BLACKBURN TURNPIKE
LITTLE BOLTON TO EDENFIELD TURNPIKE
THE 20th CENTURY

Illustrations
Top o’th’ Knotts
Harwood Township
Knotts tenants
Roads & Enclosure Award
Top o’th’ Knotts datestone
Lower Knotts cottages
Loom shop
Lower Knotts cottages
Top o’th’ Greaves
Knotts Estate plan
OS map of Riding Gate
OS map of Area
Top o’th’ Knotts (West)
Top o’th’ Knotts (East)
Hoyles Fold Farm
Old Neds
Enclosure Map: 1797
OS map of Old Neds
Old Neds barn
Old Neds barn truss
Old Neds
Packhorse bridge at Turton
Edgworth, post Enclosure
J Brandwood’s map, 1795
Harwood after the Enclosure
Turnpike Act map title
Headings for Turnpike Acts
Lee Gate, Harwood
Edgworth, Bolton Road
Egerton, Blackburn Road
Turton Road, Bradshaw Brow
Turnpike, Bolton - Astley Br
Turnpike, Sharples to Dimple
Eagley Bridge
Stones Bank to Bull Hill
Cadshaw Bridge
Auction of tolls
Proposed alternative routes
Broad-wheeled wagon
Bradshaw Bridge
Toll gate house
Toll bars and gates
Turnpike in Bradshaw
Turnpike at Quarlton
Stage coach time table
‘North Star’ Coach
Swan Hotel, Bolton
Finger post, Stones Bank
Marker post, Harwood
Mile post, Quarlton
Turnpike markers, Bradshaw
Boundary on Bradshaw Bridge
Township boundary, Harwood
Boundary marker, Quarlton
Division marker, Quarlton
Horses from Horrobin Mill
Remaking Tottington Rd
Stone sets on Blackburn Rd
Traction engine
J J Walsh’s steam lorry
Ashworth’s steam lorry
Carriages at the Royal Oak
Foden steam lorry
Horse bus at the Royal Oak
Open top tram at Royal Oak
Tram at Royal Oak in 1938
Open top tram at Dunscar
Proposed tramways
Charabanc excursion
TUDC road making gang
Re-aligned road, Harwood
Re-aligned road, Chapeltown
Town Plan for Turton
The Oaks, OS map 1937
TUDC Offices in wartime
Aerial view, Egerton
Eagley Bridge in 1960s
Old coach, Smithills
Paying the toll
Old fingerpost

Surnames Included

Ainsworth, Andrews, Ashworth, Aspindel, Bancroft, Barlow, Barton, Booth, Bradshaw, Brandwood, Bridge, Cary, Cheetham, Conder, Cooper, Cross, Dart, Dean, Eccles, Entwistle, Eskrick, Fletcher, Fogg, Foster, Glashill, Greene, Grelley, Hamer, Hardcastle, Hargreaves, Haslam, Haworth, Holden, Horrocks, Hulton, Hutchinson, Isherwood, Jackson, Johnson, Kershaw, Kingsley, Kirkman, Knowles, Lawton, Lomax, Longworth, Moll, Morden, Moseley, Norris, Nuttall, Ogilby, Ormrod, Orrell, Parker, Pearson, Peel, Pottinger, Ramsbottom, Ridgeway, Roberts, Rothwell, Scarisbrick, Scowcroft, Shaw, Smith, Stanley, Starkie, Trafford, Turner, Walch, Walsh, Wood, Wright, Yates, Youde

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