Wuerdle and Wardle
WARDLE, a chapelry, with a village, in Rochdale parish, Lancashire; 2¾ miles NNE of Rochdale r. station. It was constituted in 1859; and it has a post-office under Rochdale. Pop., 2,176. Houses, 439. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £200. Patron, the Vicar of Smallbridge. The church is modern and cruciform, and has a tower and spire. There are two dissenting chapels and a national school.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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|St Andrew, Dearnley, Church of England|
|St James the Apostle, Wardle, Church of England|
|St John the Baptist, Smallbridge, Church of England|
|Halifax Rd, Smallbridge, Independent|
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"SMALLBRIDGE, a village in the township of Wuerdle, parish of Rochdale, county Lancaster, 2 miles N.E. of Rochdale, its post town. The village, which is considerable, is situated near the Leeds canal. The inhabitants are principally employed in the neighbouring cotton-mills. The living is a curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £147, in the patronage of the Vicar of Rochdale. The church is modern. There are National and other schools."
"WARDLE, a township in the parish of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, county Lancaster, 2½ miles N.E. of Rochdale. It is situated near Wardle Fold, and with Wuerdale has a population of 8,201."
"WUERDLE WITH WARDLE, a township in the parish of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, county Lancaster, 2 miles N.E. of Rochdale, of which it is a large and populous suburb, containing the chapelry of Smallbridge. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in the cotton mills and mines."
In 1835 Wuerdle and Wardle was a township in the parish of Rochdale.
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