Record attendance, 24,231 rochdale v notts county 1949. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area. Chapter iv township history hundersfield pages 94112. From a very early stage in its history, rochdale consisted of five divisions or townships. Spotland, a division or township with a chapel, in the parish and union of rochdale, hundred of salford, s. The travellers rest in the bus station, when skinheads where all the rage. Rochdale poor law union genealogy familysearch wiki. Historically a part of lancashire, spotland was formerly its own township within the ancient parish of rochdale. Chapelry history edit edit source spotland, a division or township with a chapel, in the parish and union of rochdale, hundred of salford, s. Since 20 weve met at the loft studio in denton, east of manchester.
Township workhouses in the rochdale area included at spotland 100 places, hollingworth 58. The dales first league game, in the manchester league, was played at spotland then known as st. Rochdale is the birthplace of the cooperative movement. The clubs first game, on september 3rd 1907, was a friendly against second division oldham athletic who, not surprisingly won 41. James royds of falinge purchased land at brownhill and later, in the same vicinity, built mount falinge.
In 1835 spotland was a township in the parish of rochdale. The church, dedicated to st clement was erected in 1835. Built and opened in 1920, spotland stadium has been the home of rochdale association. Whitworth a short story of the textile industry in rochdale, g. The only glimmer of hope was that rochdale were also enduring a season of struggle in the lower reaches of the league table. The club was founded in the town which bears their name, in 1907, and has played at the spotland stadium throughout its history. Spotland road in rochdale is in the north west region of england. Rochdale fans came close to losing their club, which is why they take no pleasure from the demise of their traditional enemy bury, writes author mark hodkinson. Spotland, for rating purposes, is divided into spotland further side, spotland nearer side, and. Fishwicks history of the parish of rochdale the parish of rochdale, a history of the county of lancaster. Whalley abbey coucher book, includes hundreds of medieval. He wrote nature notes in the rochdale observer under the nomde plume of oliver gray. Wuerdle and wardle, spotland and butterworth townships were added to the borough.
Link4life rochdale boroughwide cultural trust history of. The history of the rochdale pioneers, 18441892 george jacob holyoake snippet view 1893. This contest was played in atrocious conditions as the afternoon saw dense freezing fog and the pitch at spotland was covered with snow, which frost had hardened. We expect all staff, governors, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment. Here spotland primary school, edmund street, rochdale, ol12 6qg, is put into focus to show its scores in relation to other schools in the area. Rochdale council documents spotland bridge, rochdale ca, rmbc, david morris books from the workhouse to the wards. A comprehensive history of the workhouse by peter higginbotham. He was a member of spotland methodists church in his early years, writing an article in the churchs 100 year book. Saddleworth, for ecclesiastical purposes, was a part of rochdale, but lay entirely in yorkshire and otherwise had only a very slight connection to the parish. British library spotland historical rochdale township in which most of. The history of rcmh rochdale childrens moorland home. Rochdale local studies and archive the national archives. Spotland is a district of rochdale in greater manchester, england. The 18acre park stretched from the junction of sheriff street and falinge road to cronkeyshaw.
Spotland was originally known as st clements playing fields, after the nearby st clements church. Alternatively you could book yourself a box which comes with vip treatment and a. Rochdale the lazarus club without an enemy prepare to. Black book of clayton, as old as the time of henry the. Middleton is perfect for those interested in fascinating history and heritage. Our vision is to lead and transform information management, guarantee the survival of todays information for tomorrow and bring history to life for everyone. Rochdales history can be traced right back to the doomsday book in 1086. Scout moor lies mostly in what was the nw of spotland, a township in the parish of rochdale, and in what was bury parish. The history of the rochdale pioneers, 18441892 george jacob holyoake full view 1907. Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of rochdale.
The institutions records were illkept and some books were missing. The postcode is within the spotland and falinge wardelectoral division, which is in the constituency of rochdale. Spotland, an extensive township and an ecclesiastical parish in rochdale parish, lancashire. Rochdale primary school ratings spotland primary school. Spotland, lancashire genealogy heraldry and history. Spotland, lancashire genealogy genealogy familysearch wiki. Rochdales rooley moor is a fairly recent name, from the 18th century, when a mr rowley corrupted later to rooley settled on what was to become the old moorcock inn. A history and guide 1875 paperback september 10, 2010. Origins the industrial history of spotland bridge started around 1610 when five fulling mills were con structed along the river spodden the fulling mills were driven by water wheels and used to. Rochdale afc the crown oil arena rochdale lancs ol11 5dr. Spotland archaeological discoveries in southeast lancashire. The name spotland means area around the spodden, spodden referring to the river spodden, which itself means spouting stream. Medieval rochdale had plenty of other buildings of interest, but that is another story. Spotland primary school lies within the locality on edmund street.
Here we train regularly and film our videos in a variety of styles ranging from oldschool brit pro to submission contests and entertaining scenarios. The first rochdale station was opened on the east side of oldham road but was criticised for its poor facilities. A general history of spotland with a footnote 6 about naden can be found here in. Rochdale find late goal to book wembley replay date with spurs substitute steven davies fires home 93rdminute equaliser at spotland sun, feb 18, 2018, 18. For details please see our child protection and safeguarding policy or pick up a leaflet at the office. Rochdale seems to be named from its position on the river roch but is recorded as recedham in the domesday book. They have played in the bottom tier of the football league since 1974, which is longer than any other club has spent there. Edmund ogden lived at the calliards, smithy bridge, rochdale, and died at his daughters house in shaw wood road, todmorden in 1950. Naden was first recorded in 1107, it was also mentioned in the coucher book of whalley abbey in the thc. Rochdale was a modestly busy junction, with connecting lines to bury opened 1848 but off this map to. Spotland primary school history on november 4th 1895, the newly built spotland school opened to receive pupils from the surrounding area. The rochdale township workhouses in the rochdale area included at spotland 100 places, hollingworth 58, marland 50, calf hey 30 and wardleworth 24.
Furtherside, containing 6 hamlets,and whitworth, containing 4 hamlets. Rooley moor was originally known as shore moor, an area that included minor names such as the dinge and bagden which dates back to medieval. The group was founded in 2009 at spotland mill in rochdale, lancashire. Having previously been used for cricket, it became the home of st clements rugby club in 1878, until they disbanded in 1897. Funnys bar on spotland rd,you didnt have to be gay to have a good night. Francis frith the uks leading publisher of local photographs since 1860. The rochdale school board was immensely proud of the new spotland school which was very much a showpiece for the forwardthinking body. A general history of spotland with a footnote 6 about naden can be found here in the victoria county history of lancashire. Interesting information for spotland road, rochdale, ol12. It was located at spotland bridge at the southern end of what is now primrose street, on the land between between primrose street and spodden streetthe hollingworth workhouse stood on syke. This page combines information for the address spotland road, rochdale, ol12 7aa. Note these are the historical areas which were all in lancashire, modern boundaries are very different.
Rochdale photos, maps, books, memories francis frith. Henry fishwick was a prolific author on lancashire history as well as being an alderman and mayor of rochdale corporation. The ancient parish of rochdale was a division of the hundred of salford and one of the largest ecclesiastical parishes in england, comprising several townships. Spotland primary school is committed to safeguarding the children and young people in our care.
You can see the administrative areas in which spotland has been placed at times in the past. History of spotland, in rochdale and lancashire map and. Jor many years the writing of a history of rochdale has been with me a. This we closed in 2005 and we now deal on the internet,at book fairs and by rochdale book company rochdale united kingdom bookstore specializing in antiquarian, childrens, fine bindings, good secondhand, industrial history, lancashire books, natural history, travel. From a very early stage in its history, rochdale consisted of five divisions or. Clements playing fields, on september 7th 1907, against tongue. Spotland lies north west of the town of rochdale, and.
Rochdale was an ecclesiastical parish of earlymedieval origin in northern england. It is the administrative centre of the metropolitan borough of rochdale, which had a population of 211,699 in 2011 historically part of lancashire, rochdales. Historically part of lancashire, rochdales recorded history begins with an entry in the domesday book of 1086 under recedham manor. Rochdale medieval documentation for salford hundred page 2. The population of rochdale according to the census was 38,114. Spotland, a township and a chapelry in rochdale parish, lancashire. James royd also bought the brotherod estate john royds 1st son of james and mary. Spotland medieval documentation for salford hundred. Discover the local studies collection for rochdale, heywood, middleton and pennines. Whitworth, bobbins british architectural styles, an easy reference guide, trevor yorke. Naden is the name of a valley in what was spotland township, rochdale parish. Rochdale find late goal to book wembley replay date with spurs.1276 393 410 918 1132 1407 273 1333 1004 1260 1119 1615 260 145 440 487 13 295 1115 1593 1141 103 1402 700 1202 208 1456 1135 842 551 361 424 305 1197 99 1420 914 297 1469