Place:


Rumworth  Lancashire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Rumworth like this:

RUMWORTH, a township in Deane parish, Lancashire; 2 miles W S W of Bolton. Acres, 1, 300. Real property, £7, 504; of which £1,000 are in mines. Pop.in 1851, 1, 386: in 1861, 1,861. Houses, 391. The increase of pop. arose from the erection of a cotton-milland of weaving sheds. Whitebank and Rhuddylan House are chief residences. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £40.

Rumworth through time

Rumworth is now part of Bolton district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bolton has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Rumworth itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Rumworth, in Bolton and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22615

Date accessed: 22nd July 2017


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