Annals of Rochdale


Cat No.:   GB1344:

Compiled by Robert D Mattley and published in 1899, this book contains a chronological list of remarkable events in the history of Rochdale from A.D 950 to the end of 1898.

Unusual entries include;

1643, Three hedgehogs for the Church supplied at a cost of 1/-, also 1lb of candles. 4d.

1839, June 11. Earthquake shock felt in town.

Earthquakes were surprisingly common in Rochdale, another was documented on October 6 1863!

The book has a good index with many local people's names mentioned and, most unusually, a list of obituaries of local people in the latter part of the 1800's

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