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In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Rochdale:

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"AUSTERLANDS, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 3½ miles E. of Oldham, 9 miles from Rochdale."


"BAKESTONE DELF, a hamlet in the township of Quick, in Saddleworth, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Pontefract; ¾ of a mile from Delf. 9 miles from Rochdale, (Lanc.) 11 from Manchester (Lanc.) 15 from Huddersfield."


"BANK TOP, a small hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 5 miles NNE. of Dobcross."


"BLEAK HEY NOOK, a large hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, consisting principally of woollen manufacturers, 2 miles NNE. of Dobcross."


"BOARHURST, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale; 1½ miles SSE. of Dobcross, 10 from Rochdale, (Lanc.)"


"BOTTOMS, a small hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, with a cotton spinning concern, 2 miles from Dobcross."


"BROOK BOTTOM, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 4 mile N. of Mosley, 9 miles from Manchester, (Lanc.)"


"CALF HEY, a hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, with a good inn, 2½ miles from Delph."


"CARE, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 8 miles from Dobcross."


"CARE HILL, a small hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, with a cotton mill, 3½ miles from Dobcross."


"CASTLESHAW, 2 hamlets in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 2¼ miles N. of Dobcross, 8 miles from Rochdale, (Lanc.).

At Castleshaw, is the remains of an ancient fortification, which Mr. Whitaker supposes to have been a fortress of the Primeval Britons. --Hist. Manchester."


"CAUSEY SIDE, (or Causeway Sett) 3 or 4 h. in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 2 miles from Dobcross."


"CHERRY CLOUGH, 4 or 5 straggling houses in the parish of Rochdale, in the woollen trade."


"CLOUGH, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 2½ miles from Dobcross."


"CROSS, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 1½ mile from Dobcross."


"DEANSHAW, in the parish of Rochdale, and the wapentake of Agbrigg; 6 miles SE. of Rochdale, and 12 SW. of Huddersfield."


"DELPH, in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 1 mile NW. of Dobcross, 8 from Rochdale, 11½ from Huddersfield, 12¼ from Manchester, (Lanc.)"


"DENSHAW, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 4 miles from Dobcross."


"DIGGLE, and Diggle Bridge, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 2¾ miles NNE. of Dobcross."


"DOBCROSS, in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 5 miles ENE. of Oldham, 9 miles from Rochdale, 12 from Manchester, 12½ from Huddersfield. Bankers, Saddleworth Bank, Messrs. Buckley and Co. draw on Messrs. Jones, Loyd, and Co.; and Saddleworth Union Bank, Messrs. Harrop, Lees, Brown, and Co. draw on Messrs. Kenworthy, and Co. The Church is a perpetual curacy, in the deanry of Manchester, diocese of Chester, value, p.r. !£85. 12s. Patron, the Vicar of Rochdale."


"DOCTOR HOUSES, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 1 mile WSW. of Dobcross."


"DOWE, in the parish of Rochdale, and the wapentake of Agbrigg; 7 miles from Rochdale."


"FAIR BANKS, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 1½ mile NE. of Dobcross."


"FERNLEE, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 3 miles S. of Dobcross, 10 from Rochdale."


"FRIARMERE, or Friermere,a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 1½ miles NNE. of Delph. Here is a Chapel, which is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. Thomas, in the deanry of Manchester, diocese of Chester, value, p.r. *£97. Patron, the Vicar of Rochdale, (Lanc.)"


"GOBURN CLOUGH, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 1¾ mile from Dobcross."


"GRANGE, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 1 mile NNE of Delph, 8 miles from Rochdale, 12 from Huddersfield."


"GRASSCROFT, (and Grasscroft Clough) a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 1½ miles SSW. of Dobcross."


"GREENFIELD, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 2 miles SE. of Dobcross."


"GROVE, a small hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, with a printing concern, 2¼ m. from Dobcross."


"HARROP GREEN, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 3 miles from Dobcross."


"HEATHFIELDS, a small manufacturing district in the parish of Rochdale, 2 miles from Dobcross."


"HEIGHTS CHAPEL, in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley; 8 miles from Rochdale, (Lanc.) 12 SW. of Huddersfield and Manchester, (Lanc.) Here is a Chapel of ease to Rochdale."


"HEY CHAPEL, (part in Yorkshire and part in Lancashire) in the parish of Rochdale, with a Chapel of Ease, Sunday School and several cotton mills, 2½ miles ESE. of Oldham."


"HIGH MOOR, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, ½ mile from Dobcross."


"HOLLIN BANK, a small hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 2½ miles from Delph."


"HOLLINS, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 2¼ miles SE. of Dobcross"


"HOLLY GROVE, (or Hollingreave) a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, Lanc.); 1 m. NE. of Dobcross, 9 miles from Rochdale,"


"HUSTEADS, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) quarter of a mile from Dobcross."


"JUNCTION, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 4 miles from Dobcross, 14 from Huddersfield.

Here is an Inn, called the Junction Inn, Sign, Poet Chaise."


"LANE HEAD, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 2 miles from Dobcross."


"LINFITTS, 3 or 4 h. in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale; 2 miles NW. of Delph, 5 miles from Rochdale, (Lanc.)"


"LYDGATE, in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) Agbrigg division of Agbrigg and Morley; 3 miles SSW. of Dobcross, 8 miles from Rochdale, (Lanc.) 11 from Manchester, (ditto) 14 from Huddersfield. The Church is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. Ann, value, p.r. !£88. Patron, the Vicar of Rochdale."


"MANTLE YATE, (or Mantle Gate) a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 1½ miles SW. of Huddersfield, 6 miles SE. of Rochdale, (Lanc.)"


"NEW DELPH, in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale; ¾ of a mile NW. of Dobcross."


"NEW HOUSES, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 1 mile SW. of Dobcross."


"NEW TAME, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 2 miles NW. of Delph, 7 miles from Rochdale."


"OAK VIEW MILL, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 2 miles from Dobcross."


"OLD HEY, in the parish of Rochdale, consists only of three or four houses."


"OLD TAME, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 3 miles NW. of Delph, 6 miles from Rochdale."


"POB GREEN, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 1¾ mile from Dobcross."


"PRIMROSE, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 2¼ miles from Dobcross."


"QUICK, in the parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Pontefract; 3½ miles SSW. of Dobcross, 9 miles from Rochdale, (Lanc.) 11 from Manchester, (ditto) 15 from Huddersfield. Pop. 13,902.

Quick is a township, comprehending the whole district of Saddlesworth."


"ROEBUCK LOW, a small hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 1½ mile W. of Dobcross."


"RUNNING HILL HEAD, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 1 mile ENE. of Dobcross, with a House of Industry in the neighbourhood."


"SADDLEWORTH, in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Pontefract; 2 miles from Dobcross, 9 from Rochdale, (Lanc.) 12 from Huddersfield and Manchester, (Lanc.) The Church is a perpetual curacy, in the deanry of Pontefract, value, p.r. !£108. Patron, the Vicar of Rochdale." (There is further information for Saddleworth).


"SADDLEWORTH CHURCH, a small hamlet with a Parochial Chapel in the parish of Rochdale, 1 mile E. of Dobcross"


"SADDLEWORTH FOLD, a small manufacturing district in the parish of Rochdale, 4 mile SE of Dobcross."


"SANDBED, in the parish of Rochdale, consisting of three or four houses."


"SHAW HALL, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 2 miles SSW. of Dobcross, 9 miles from Rochdale, (Lanc.)"


"SHAWS, a small hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 1½ mile from Dobcross."


"SHELDERSLOW, a small hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, with a cotton concern, 2½ miles from Dobcross."


"SKELDERSLOW, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 3 miles from Oldham, (ditto)"


"SLADES BARN, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 2 miles from Dobcross, 12 from Huddersfield."


"STONE BREAKS, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 2½ miles SW. of Dobcross, 8 miles from Rochdale."


"TAME WATER, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) ¼ mile from Dobcross."


"THURSTON CLOUGH, ham. in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 2 miles NW. of Dobcross, 11 from Rochdale, 13 from Huddersfield."


"THURSTONES, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 2 miles from Dobcross."


"TODMORDEN, a market-town, in the parishes of Halifax and Rochdale, (Lanc.) Morley-division of Agbrigg and Morley, and hundred of Salford, (Lanc.) 9 miles from Rochdale, (Lanc.) 9½ from Burnley, (ditto) 11 WSW. of Halifax, 48 from York, 207 from London. Market, Thursday. Fairs, Thursday and Friday before Easter; September 27 and 28, for horned cattle, pedlary ware, &c."


"TOP O' TH' MEADOWS, a small hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, with a cotton concern, and a coal mine, 3 miles E. of Oldham."


"TUNNEL MOUTH, a small hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 2½ miles from Dobcross."


"TUNSTEAD, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale; (Lanc.) 1½ miles SE. of Dobcross."


"TURF LANE, in the parish of Rochdale and wapentake of Agbrigg; 9 miles SE. of Rochdale."


"UPPERMILL, in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); ½ mile SE. of Dobcross, 9 miles from Rochdale, 13 from Huddersfield. A Fair for horned cattle is held on the 13th of June."


"WALL HILL, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 1 mile W. of Dobcross, 9 miles from Rochdale."


"WARROCK HILL, (and Warwick Foot), a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 2½ miles from Dobcross."


"WATERHEAD MILL, a village in the parish of Rochdale, (part in Yorkshire and part in Lancashire) there are here several cotton mills, 3 miles W. of Dobcross."


"WEAKEY, a manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 4 mile NNE. of Dobcross."


"WELLIHOLE, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.); 1 mile from Mosley, 9 miles from Rochdale, 12 from Manchester."


"WHITE LEE, a hamlet in the township of Quick, and parish of Rochdale, (Lanc.) 2½ miles S. of Dobcross, 10 miles from Rochdale."


"WOOD BROOK, a small cotton manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 4 miles from Oldham."


"WOOL ROAD, a large hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, on Manchester and Huddersfield canal, with a large Inn, and Canal Company's Warehouse, ¼ mile from Dobcross."


"WRIGHT'S GROVE, a small manufacturing hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, 2 miles from Dobcross."

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]