Saddleworth  West Riding


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Saddleworth like this:

Saddleworth, township and manufacturing vil. with ry. sta., Rochdale par., West-Riding Yorkshire - township, 18,797 ac., pop. 22,299; the vil. is 12 miles SW. of Huddersfield by rail, and, in conjunction with numerous other villages in the township, carries on mfrs. of woollen cloth, kerseymeres, and shawls.

Saddleworth through time

Saddleworth is now part of Oldham district. Click here for graphs and data of how Oldham has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Saddleworth itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Saddleworth, in Oldham and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd September 2020

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