WARDLEWORTH, a township in Rochdale parish, Lancashire; including large part of Rochdale borough. Real property, £61,924; of which £1,060 are in mines, and £559 in gasworks. Pop. in 1851, 14,103; in 1861, 17,840. Houses, 3,534. Pop. of the R. borough part in 1861, 16,531. Houses, 3,272. See Hundersfield.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"WARDLEWORTH, a township in the parish of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, county Lancaster, 1 mile N. of Rochdale, of which it forms part, containing the town prison, a poorhouse, &c."
In 1835 Wardleworth was a township in the parish of Rochdale.
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