Bolton Library and Museum Services

First World War Centenary

2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War.

These pages will bring together the exhibitions, events and projects that the Library and Museum Service is doing to mark the commemoration along with information about the conflict and its effects.


We will be adding to the content of these pages as the commemorations progress and more information is gathered.

The Bolton War Dead and War Memorials Project

Bolton Archives and Local Studies service is coordinating a project which will see the creation of a database of all the Bolton war dead.

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Bolton's First World War Collections

A selection of items from the Library, Museum and Archive collections relating to the First World War and Bolton's part in it.

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FAQs about Bolton and the First World War

Here we've collated some interesting facts and useful information about the Bolton and its part in the First World War.

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Links to useful First World War Resources

We've gathered together links to useful and interesting websites on the First World War for further research.

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