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The Ancient Parish of ALMONDBURY

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"ALMONDBURY, a parish-town, in Agbrigg division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Pontefract; (Thorpe Ville, the seat of John Dobson, Esq.) 2 miles SE. of Huddersfield, 10 from Halifax, 10½ from Penistone, 11 from Wakefield, 41 from York. Pop. 5,679. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to All-Saints (see Churches for photograph), in the deanry of Pontefract, value, £20. 7s. 11d. Patrons, the Trustees of the Free Grammar School of Clitheroe, (Lanc.)" (There is further information for Almondbury).

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Armitage Fold
  • Austonley
  • Berry Brow
  • Blackmoorfoot
  • Bradley Brook
  • Castle Houses
  • Caud Hill
  • Coldwell
  • Crosland
  • Crosland Hall
  • Digley Royd
  • Farnley Tyas
  • Fenay Hall
  • Fenay Lodge
  • Finthorpe
  • Gatehead
  • Height
  • High Royd House
  • Hogley
  • Holme
  • Honley
  • Hoobrom
  • Linfit Hall
  • Lingards
  • Linthwaite
  • Lockwood
  • Longley Hall
  • Longroyd Bridge House
  • Lower Hagg
  • Lower Thorp
  • Marsden
  • Meltham
  • Nether Thong
  • Netherton
  • Newsome
  • Oldfield
  • Park Gate
  • Quarry Hill
  • Royd House
  • Thick Hollins
  • Thornton Lodge
  • Thorpe Ville
  • Upper Hagg
  • Upper Thong
  • Upper Thorpe
  • Wood Nook
  • Woodsome Hall
  • Yateholme

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]




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