TODMORDEN AND WALSDEN

1830

BOTTOMLEY FOLD

Bottomley Fold, a hamlet in the township of Todmorden, parish of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, 7 miles N.E. from Rochdale.

BOTTOMS

Bottoms, a hamlet in the township of Todmorden, parish of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, 6 miles N.E. from Rochdale.

GAUXHOLME

Gauxholme, a hamlet in the township of Todmorden, parish of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, 4 miles E. from Bacup.

STEANOR BOTTOM

Steanor Bottom, a hamlet in the township of Todmorden, parish of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, 4 miles S. from Todmorden.

TODMORDEN

Todmorden, a market town and chapelry, partly in the parish of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, and partly in the parish of Halifax, Yorkshire, 16 miles E. from Haslingden. Inhabitants, including the township of Walsden, 4985. Market Thursday. Fairs Thursday and Friday before Easter, September 27th, 28th, for horned cattle and pedlary. Todmorden is a flourishing town, containing numerous cotton and some woollen factories. It is situated near one of the most picturesque valleys in the north of England, and the soil contains much coal. The Rochdale Canal passing near the town adds much to its prosperity. The parochial chapel, pleasantly situated, was rebuilt about half a century ago; another church, under the recent acts, is now erecting. The places of worship for the use of dissenters here particularly abound, being at least seven in number.Scaitcliffe Hall in this township is the seat of John Crossley, esq.; and here is an ancient house formerly belonging to the Ratcliffe family.

WALSDEN

Walsden, a township with Todmorden in the parish of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, 10 miles E. from Haslingden. Inhabitants 4985.

WARLAND

Warland, a hamlet in the township of Todmorden with Walsden, parish of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, 3 miles S. from Todmorden.

(3) The New Lancashire Gazetteer or Topographical Dictionary 1830