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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 2007]

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