St Michael and All Angels' Church
Bootle shown within Cumbria
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||LA19 5|
|Dialling code||01229 718|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
Bootle (oo as in boot) is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Copeland in Cumbria, England. According to the 2001 census, it had a population of 745. Historically in Cumberland, the village is in the Lake District National Park, and is close to the Irish Sea coast. Near to Bootle is the Eskmeals Firing Range, which was a large employer but in the mid to late 1990s reduced the workforce. Also within the parish is Hycemoor, a hamlet situated 1.2 miles (1.9 km) north-west of Bootle, where Bootle railway station is located.
Bootle is listed in the Domesday Book as one of the townships forming the Manor of Hougun held by Earl Tostig. A charter for a market and a fair for the 'exaltation of the cross' was granted in 1347 by King Edward III to John de Huddleston, Lord of Millom.
- St Michael's Church, Bootle
- Chapel (Independent) - Formerly a Congregational Church Built 1780. It became part of the United Reformed Church when the Congregational and Presbyterian Churches united in 1972 but became independent in the 1990s. The building is now owned by Rural Ministries and is still in use as an Evangelical Church.
- Seaton Priory There are some remains of the Benedictine nunnery to the north of the parish.
- "National Statistics". 2001 census. Office for National Statistics. 2001. Retrieved 2007-08-24.
- Cumbria: Hougun (The Domesday Book On-Line) http://www.domesdaybook.co.uk/book.html
- National Rail Enquiries, accessed 24 January 2010
- Cumbria County Council school list, accessed 24 January 2010
- St Michael, Bootle, Church of England, retrieved 18 October 2011
- Rural Ministries, Accessed 24 January 2010
- Bootle Evangelical Church
- Local community website
- The Cumbria Directory
- Duddon & Furness Mountain Rescue Team
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