at Wolfenden, a district, once a hamlet, in Rossendale. Few early records of the name exist. The Wills of Chester list George Hey, of Wolfenden, forest of Rossendale in 1620 and James Wolfenden, of Rochdale in 1614.
"The Wolfendens or Woolfendens, who are more numerous in the West Riding [of Yorkshire], derive their name from a
township. The Wolfendens were established in Rochdale in the 16th century."
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of this family name include: Wolfenden, Woolfenden, Woffenden, Woffendon, Woffinden, Woffindon, Wooffinden, Wolfeden and many more.