Wuerdle  Lancashire


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

WUERDLE-WITH-WARDLE, a township in Rochdale parish, Lancashire; on the Rochdale canal and the Manchester and Leeds railway, 2 miles NE of Rochdale. It contains Small bridge and Wardle villages, with post-offices under Rochdale, Hamer village suburban to Rochdale, and one or two other villages; includes Smallbridge and Wardle chapelries; carries on cotton manufacture in numerous mills; and has two churches, five dissenting chapels, and two national schools. ...

Real property, £26,308; of which £3,036 are in mines, and £150 in quarries. Pop. in 1851, 7,855; in 1861,8,201. Houses, 1,720.

Wuerdle through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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