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ROCHDALE REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Rochdale Registration District (1837-1974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Blatchinworth with Calderbrook

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become part of the parish of Littleborough.

Butterworth

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Milnrow, Littleborough, Rochdale, and Wardle.

Castleton

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Rochdale, Castleton by Rochdale, Heywood, and Milnrow.

Castleton Lancashire

Lancashire

1896

1900

Created 5.11.1896 by renaming the parish of Castleton by Rochdale. Abolished 9.11.1900 to become parts of the parishes of Rochdale and Bury. See also Table 2, note (e).

Castleton by Rochdale

Lancashire

1894

1896

Created 1894 from the parts of the parishes of Castleton, Thornham, and Hopwood in Castleton by Rochdle Urban District. Abolished 5.1896 to become the parish of Castleton Lancashire. See also Table 2, notes (a), (b) and (d).

Littleborough

Lancashire

1894

1936

Created 1894 from the parts of the parishes of Blatchinworth & Calderbrook, Butterworth, and Wuerdle & Wardle, in Littleborough Urban District. See also Table 2, note (h).

Milnrow

Lancashire

1894

1936

Created 1894 from the parts of the parishes of Butterworth and Castleton in Milnrow Urban District. See also Table 2, note (h).

Norden

Lancashire

1894

1933

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Spotland in Norden Urban District. Abolished 1.10.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Rochdale and Heywood. See also Table 2, note (g).

Rochdale

Lancashire

1894

1974

Created 1894 from the parishes of Castleton, Wardleworth, Sporland, Wuerdle & Wardle, and Butterworth. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, note (f).

Spotland

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Rochdale, Whitworth, Bacup, and Norden. See also Table 2, note (c).

Wardle

Lancashire

1894

1936

Created 1894 from the parts of the parishes of Wuerdle & Wardle and Butterworth in Wuerdle & Wardle Urban District. See also Table 2, note (h).

Wardleworth

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become part of the parish of Rochdale.

Whitworth

Lancashire

1894

1936

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Spotland in Whitworth Urban District. See also Table 2, note (h).

Wuerdle with Wardle

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Rochdale, Wardle, and Littleborough.

Table 1B: List of Places in Rochdale Registration District (from 1974)

All the areas in Rochdale registration district became part of the county of Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974

Unparished Area

County

From

To

Comments

Heywood

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Heywood. See also Table 2, note (i).

Littleborough

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Littleborough. See also Table 2, note (j).

Middleton

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and municipal borough of Middleton. See also Table 2, note (k).

Milnrow

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Milnrow. See also Table 2, note (j).

Rochdale

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and county borough of Rochdale.

Wardle

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Wardle. See also Table 2, note (j).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Rochdale Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.7.1895

(a)

Lost part of the parish of Castleton by Rochdale (which became part of the parish of Heywood in 1894) to Bury registration district.

2350 in 1891

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Castleton by Rochdale (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Hopwood) from Bury registration district.

99 in 1891

(c)

Lost part of the parish of Spotland (which became part of the parish of Bacup in 1894) to Haslingden registration district.

9428 in 1891

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Castleton by Rochdale (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Thornham) from Oldham registration district.

681 in 1891

1.12.1900

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Castleton Lancashire (which became part of the parish of Heywood on 9.11.1900) to Bury registration district.

97 in 1891

98 in 1901

1.4.1934

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Rochdale (which until 1.10.1933 formed part of the parish of Birtle cum Bamford) from Bury registration district.

975 in 1931

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Norden (which became part of the parish of Heywood on 1.4.1933) to Heywood registration district.

59 in 1931

1.10.1936

(h)

Lost the parishes of Littleborough, Milnrow, Wardle, and Whitworth, to Littleborough registration district.

33804 in 1931

1.4.1974

(i)

Gained the unparished area of Heywood (which was transferred from Lancashire to the county of Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974) from Heywood registration district.

30215 in 1971

(j)

Gained the unparished areas of Littleborough, Milnrow, and Wardle (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974) from Littleborough registration district.

27523 in 1971

(k)

Gained the unparished area of Middleton (which was transferred from Lancashire to the county of Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974) from Middleton registration district.

53198 in 1971


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