This name was spelled Halgh in 1332, and is derived from the Old English
'halh', meaning a plot of flat alluvial land by a river.
There is a web site run by people living and working in the area at http://www.thehaulgh.ws/
An adjacent area is Bury New Road - Mill Hill.
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View south down Bradford Street towards Manchester Road April 2000
You can see down the road the top of
Bolton Community College
and before that
in the distance, the dip in the road under which St. Peters Way runs.
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Bradford Street view north west September 2000
North west is Breightmet.
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Bury Road west view west March 2000
This view from Bury Road, looking west into the Haulgh, you can see the clock
tower of the town hall, on the right is Tonge Bridge in the dip. The road rises
towards the right into Bury New Road, or left (out of shot) to Bradford
Street seen above.
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St Peters viewed under rail bridge
This is from the end of Castle Street, St. Peters
can be seen in Churchgate.
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Castle Street northern side December 2002
View out of town to one of the main late night chemists in Bolton.
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Castle Street southern side December 2002
A view into town.
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Bolton Spiritualist Church September 2000
They have a web site at
http://www.boltonspiritualists.co.uk/ with further inforamtion and
pictures. An older version of the site (no longer updated) is also
available with some older pictures at
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Two Cats, Fred Dibnah's house April 1996
Local celebrity Fred Dibnah lives here. He's well known in the UK for his
chimney demolition work.
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