Cliviger, Hurstwood and Worsthorne

Cliviger remains an area made up of small, diverse settlements although the spread of housing has made boundaries less clear. The settlements were semi rural with a small cotton mill, coal mines, potteries, brewery, farms and churches. The area is cut through by the railway and there was once a plan to link the Rochdale and Leeds Liverpool Canals by one through the Cliviger valley. The Holme was associated with local antiquary Dr TD Whitaker whose History of the Parish Read more>>