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Bamford
Population 9,693 (2011)
OS grid reference SD858144
Metropolitan borough
  • Rochdale
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ROCHDALE
Postcode district OL11
Dialling code 01706
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
  • Heywood and Middleton
List of places
UK
England
Greater ManchesterCoordinates: 53°37′34″N 2°12′50″W / 53.626157°N 2.213976°W / 53.626157; -2.213976

Bamford is 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.

The Bamford ward lies in the Heywood and Middleton represented in Parliament by Jim Dobbin (of the Labour Party). The population of the ward at the 2011 census was 9,693.

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