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The constituent parishes were:
Birch in Hopwood, Lancashire Tonge cum Alkrington, Lancashire, Chadderton St Matthew, Lancashire Chadderton St John, Lancashire, Coldhurst, Lancashire , East Crompton, Lancashire , Glodwick, Lancashire , Hollinwood, Lancashire , Leesfield, Lancashire, Middleton, Lancashire, Oldham St Mary, Lancashire, Oldham St James, Lancashire ,Oldham St Peter, Lancashire , Royton, Lancashire, Shaw Holy Trinity, Lancashire ,Thornham , Tonge, Waterhead, Lancashire ,Werneth, Lancashire
Later Additions Great Lever, Lancashire
• Oldham Local Studies and Archives, 84 Union Street, Oldham, OL1 1DN. Extensive holdings include: Guardians' minutes (1837-1930); Births (1847-1931); Deaths (1887-94, 1917-47); Creed registers (1891-1946, with gaps); Children received and detained in the workhouse (1910-41); etc.
Workhouse registers of births and deaths, 1847-1922 Microreproduction of original records housed at the Central Library, Oldham. Oldham Central Library: PUO/12/2/1-2, 3/1 Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990
| Births, 1847-1922 Deaths, 1887-1894
|| FHL BRITISH Film |
1655907 Items 1-3
For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Oldham/Oldham.shtml
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