Blatchinworth  Lancashire


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

BLATCHINWORTH, a township and a subdistrict in the district of Rochdale, Lancashire. The township bears the name of Blatchinworth-with-Calderbrook; lies on the Manchester and Leeds railway, 5 miles NE of Rochdale; contains seven hamlets and Little borough village,-the last with a post office‡ under Manchester and a r. ...

station; and has romantic scenery., numerous good residences, a church, five dissenting chapels, an endowed school, eight cotton mills, twelve woollen mills, two collieries, and rich quarries. Real property, £14,551; of which £1,020 are in mines. Pop., 4,860. Houses, 980.-The subdistrict is conterminate with the township.

Blatchinworth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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