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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
ROCHDALE
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1889)
County Borough (1889 - 1974)
Date created:
1856
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10136945
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ROCHDALE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.
E200573 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by ROCHDALE Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1856 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.
SOUTH EAST LANCASHIRE Conurbation    

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of BURY RD part of Birtle cum Bamford CP Area: 285 acres. Population in 1931: 975.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933
01 Oct 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of NORDEN UD Area: 2825 acres. Population in 1931: 4289.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BALDERSTONE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BRIMROD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BUTTERWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1856 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 154.
CASTLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1856 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 155.
CASTLETON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
CENTRAL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
DEEPLISH LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
FALINGE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
HEALEY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
NEWBOLD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
NORDEN AND BAMFORD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ROCHDALE CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 198.
SMALLBRIDGE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
SPOTLAND Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1852 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 202.
SPOTLAND LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WARDLEWORTH LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WARDLEWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1856 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 208.
WUERDLE AND WARDLE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1856 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Rochdale MB/CB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10136945

Date accessed: 26th June 2017