The township or civil parish was in Lancashire, the ecclesiastical parish was in Bolton le Moors and it was part of the Bolton Poor Law Union.
Little Lever Local Board of Health 1872-1895
A Local Board of Health was established for the township of Little Lever in 1872.
Little Lever Urban District 1895-1974
In 1894 the area of the Local Board became Little Lever Urban District Council.
Bolton Metropolitan Borough 1974-
The whole of Little Lever became part of Bolton Metropolitan Borough in 1974.
Chairmen of Little Lever 1872-1974