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St Edmund Church of England, Falinge

St Edmund,
Clements Royds St,


The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1868.

(pp 116-119)
This handsome church is seen on the right as we pass up Spotland-road. ... This church, which was erected at a cost of £20,000, was opened on May 7th, 1873, with masonic ceremonies. [much on the interior decoration]

From 'Rochdale Past and Present, a History and Guide' by William Robertson, 2nd edition, Rochdale: Schofield and Hoblyn, 1876. All of the material is direct quotation except for the words in [square brackets] and has been provided by Charlie Watson nolacharlie@ids.net. The square bracket material found at the end of most entries indicates where further information can be found in the book.

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Church Records


The church is located at OS grid reference SD8913313836 (Lat/Lon 53.620944,-2.165772). You can see this on maps provided by: