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ROCHDALE REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Bacup

Lancashire

1894

1895

That part which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Spotland. See also Table 2, note (d).

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. Renamed 5.11.1896 to become the parish of Castleton Lancashire. See also Table 2, notes (a), (b) and (d).

Heywood

Lancashire

1894

1895

That part which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Castleton by Rochdale. See also Table 2, note (a).

Heywood

Lancashire

1900

1900

That part which until 9.11.1900 formed part of the parish of Castleton Lancashire. See also Table 2, note (e).

Heywood

Lancashire

1933

1934

That part which until 1.4.1933 formed part of the parish of Norden. See also Table 2, note (g).

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

Civil Parish
(*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Rochdale*

Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Heywood, Littleborough, Middleton, MIlnrow, Rochdale, and Wardle. See also Table 2, notes (i) to (p).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Rochdale Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.7.1895

(a)

Lost the part in the parish of Heywood (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Castleton by Rochdale) 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 the part in the parish of Bacup (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Spotland) 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 the part in the parish of Heywood (whch until 9.11.1900 formed part of the parish of Castleton Lancashire) to Bury registration district.

195 in 1891

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 the part in the parish of Heywood (which until 1.4.1933 formed part of the parish of Norden) 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 part of the Rochdale unparished area (which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Heywood) from Heywood registration district.

30215 in 1971

(j)

Gained part of the Rochdale unparished area (which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Littleborough, Milnrow, and Wardle) from Littleborough registration district.

27523 in 1971

(k)

Gained the remaining part of the Rochdale unparished area (which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Middleton) from Middleton registration district.

53198 in 1971

1.4.1993

(l)

Lost parts of the Rochdale unparished area (which became parts of the Oldham unparished area and parts of the parishes of Saddleworth and Shaw & Crompton on 1.4.1993) to Oldham registration district.

9 in 1993

(m)

Gained parts of the Rochdale unparished area (which until 1.4.1993 formed parts of the Oldham unparished area) from Oldham registration district.

15 in 1993

1.4.1994

(n)

Lost parts of the Rochdale unparished area (which became parts of the Bury unparished) to Bury registration district.

 

(o)

Gained parts of the Rochdale unparished area (which until 1.4.1994 formed parts of the Bury unparished) to Bury registration district.

 

(p)

Lost parts of the Rochdale unparished area (which became parts of the parish of Whitworth on 1.4.1994) to Hyndburn & Rossendale registration district.

0 in 1993



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