Wardleworth  Lancashire


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

WARDLEWORTH, a township in Rochdale parish, Lancashire; including large part of Rochdale borough. Real property, £61,924; of which £1,060 are in mines, and £559 in gasworks. Pop. in 1851, 14,103; in 1861, 17,840. Houses, 3,534. Pop. of the R. borough part in 1861, 16,531. Houses, 3,272. See Hundersfield.

Wardleworth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd June 2024

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