Blatchinworth forms with Calderbrook a township in the parish of Rochdale, Lancashire. The township bears the name of Blatchinworth-with-Calderbrook, is 3 miles NE of Rochdale, and contains seven hamlets and Littleborough village-the last with a post, money order, and telegraph office under Manchester, and a station on the L. & Y.R. Area, 4781 acres; population, 8384. It has romantic scenery, numerous good residences, a church, several dissenting chapels, an endowed school, cotton and woollen mills, collieries, and rich quarries.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Blatchinworth from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Blatchinworth, with Calderbrook)
Land and Property
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