Revered son of Farnworth and celebrated footballer Alan James Ball born here 12th May 1945 died at April 2007. Famed for his man-of-the-match performance in England team victory v Germany at Wembley in 1966. His career: Bolton Wanderer ??? 1960-61, Blackpool, Everton, Arsenal, Southampton, Bristol Rovers, and other club appearances 1961-83, 745 league appearances, Also served as coach and player-manager, Manager Southampton 94, Man City 95, Portsmouth 98-99 Also served Stoke and ??? Crowned with 72 England caps. A wonderful career.

2 Brookhouse Avenue, Farnworth, United Kingdom

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Home of the late Dr Fred Dibnah MBE steeplejack, honorary doctorate: Aberdeen & Birmingham Universities, artist, draughtsman, carpenter, stonemason, demolition expert, intuitive engineer, steam enthusiast, devotee of our industrial heritage, raconteur & television celebrity, revered son of Bolton. 1938-2004

Radcliffe Road, Bolton, United Kingdom

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Childhood residence of Sir Arthur Rostron KBE 1869-1940 who as Captain of the SS Carpathia went to the rescue of the survivors of the RMS Titanic in the early hours of Monday 15th April, 1912

Blackburn Road, Astley Bridge, Bolton, United Kingdom

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In 1883, in this house, Wesleyan Methodist Minister Rev. Thomas Champness and his wiofe Eliza founded the Joyful News Mission which became Cliff College in Derbyshire.

80, Bradford Street, Bolton, United Kingdom

This building, described as "the finest Georgian building in Bolton", was preserved from demolition due to the efforts of the Bolton & District Civic Trust and particularly its historic buildings committee chairman the late W. E. Brown. The Trust commends its care to future generations.

High Bridge Street, Bolton, United Kingdom