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Bamford, Rochdale

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Bamford, Rochdale

Bamford is a suburban area within the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, England. Together with neighbouring Birtle, it formed the civil parish of Birtle-with-Bamford (also known as Birtle-cum-Bamford). It was in Middleton ecclesiastical parish and in Bury poor law Union. In 1933, Birtle-with-Bamford was dissolved with Bamford being amalgamated into the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale in 1974.
Administrative CountyRochdale
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD8613
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01706

Bamford, Rochdale in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bamford, vil. and seat, Birtle-cum-Bamford township and Middleton par., SE. Lancashire, 3 miles W. of Rochdale; P.O.

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