Glodwick, Lancashire Family History Guide

Glodwick is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1844 from Oldham St Peter Ecclesiastical Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1845
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Leesfield
  • Ashton under Lyne St Michael
  • Oldham St Mary
  • Bardsley
  • Oldham St James
  • Oldham St Peter

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GLODWICK, a chapelry in Prestwich parish, Lancashire; in the south-eastern vicinity of Oldham town and r. station. It was constituted in 1844; and its post town is Oldham. Pop., 7,200. Houses, 1,379. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £300. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church is good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Lancashire
Civil Registration District: Oldham
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Manchester
Rural Deanery: Rochdale
Poor Law Union: Oldham
Hundred: Salford
Province: York