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Help and advice for In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Bingley:

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In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Bingley:


"BARCROFT, a hamlet in the township and parish of Bingley; 3 miles SSW. of Keighley, 4 miles from Bradford, 8 from Halifax."


"BECKFOOT, and Beckmill, 2 houses in the township and parish of Bingley; 4 miles from Bradford, 8 from Halifax."


"COCKCROFT MILL, in the township and parish of Bingley; 1 mile from Bingley."


"COTTINGLEY, a hamlet in the township and parish of Bingley; 2¼ miles from Bingley, 4 miles N. of Bradford."


"COTTINGLEY BRIDGE, 2 houses in the township and parish of Bingley; (the seat of C. P. Busfield, Esq.); ¼ miles from Bingley, 4¾ from Bradford."


"COTTINGLEY HOUSE, (the seat of Mrs. Sarah Ferrand,) in the township and parish of Bingley; 2¼ miles from Bingley."


"COWHOUSE, a hamlet in the township and parish of Bingley; 6 miles from Bradford, 5 from Halifax."


"CROSS ROADS, in the parish of Bingley, wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewecross; 2 miles SW. of Keighley"


"CROSSFLATTS, a hamlet in the township and parish of Bingley; 1 mile NW. of Bingley, 7 from Bradford."


"CUCKOO NEST, a farm-house in the township and parish of Bingley; 1 mile from Bingley."


"CULLINGWORTH, a hamlet in the township and parish of Bingley; 3½ miles S. of Keighley, 7 from Bradford."


"EAST MORTON, in the parish of Bingley, upper-division of Skyrack, liberty of Clifford's-Fee; 3 miles from Keighley, 3½ from Bingley, 10 from Skipton. Pop. 1,199."


"ELDWICK, (or Helwick) and Eldwick Hall, in the township and parish of Bingley and wapentake of Skyrack; 4 miles E. of Keighley."


"FAWEATHER, a hamlet in the township and parish of Bingley; 3 miles NE. of Bingley, 5 from Bradford."


"GAWTHORPE HALL, (the seat of Joseph Heaton, Esq.) in the township and parish of Bingley; 1 mile from Bingley, 6 from Bradford."


"GILSTEAD, a hamlet in the township and parish of Bingley; 1 mile E. of Bingley, 6 from Bradford."


"GREENHILL, a single house in the township and parish of Bingley; 1 mile from Bingley, 6 from Bradford."


"HAINWORTH, in the township and parish of Bingley; 3 miles W. of Bingley, 7 from Bradford."


"HARDEN, a hamlet in the township and parish of Bingley; (Harden Grange, the seat of Walker Ferrand, Esq.) 2 miles SW. of Bingley, 5 from Bradford, 8 from Halifax."


"LAUND HOUSE, a single house in the township and parish of Bingley; 5 miles from Bradford."


"LEES, or Leys, in the township and parish of Bingley, upper division of Skyrack; 6 miles from Bingley, 8 from Bradford."


"MARLEY, 2 or 3 farm-houses in the township and parish of Bingley; 2 miles NW. of Bingley."


"MICKLETHWAITE, in the township and parish of Bingley, upper division of Skyrack; 3½ miles from Keighley, 9 from Otley."


"MORTON BANKS, (now Riddlesden) in the township of East Morton, and parish of Bingley, Upper division of Skyrack; 2 miles from Keighley, 3 from Bingley.

About thirty years ago was discovered near Morton, one of the most valuable deposits of Roman Coins, ever turned up in Britain. It consisted of a very large quantity of Denarii in excellent preservation; for the most part of Septimus Severus, Julia Domna, Caracalla, and Geta, contained in the remains of a brass chest, which had probably been the military chest of a Roman legion, and deposited, upon some sudden alarm, in a situation which it had quietly occupied during a period of almost sixteen centuries. --Whitaker's Craven."


"MYRTLE GROVE, (the seat of Lieut. General Twiss) in the township and parish of Bingley; half a mile from Bingley."


"PRIESTHORPE, a hamlet in the township and parish of Bingley; ½ mile S. of Bingley, 6 miles from Keighley and Bradford"


"RIDDLESDEN, (East and West) single houses in the township of East Morton, and parish of Bingley, upper-division of Skyrack, liberty of Cliffords-Fee; (Riddlesden Hall, the seat of Thomas Leach, Esq.) 2 miles N. of Keighley, 12 from Otley."


"RISHFORTH HALL, a farm-house in the township and parish of Bingley; 2 miles NW. of Bingley. 4 miles from Keighley."


"SAINT IVES, (the seat of Edward Ferrand, Esq.) in the township and parish of Bingley, upper-division of Skyrack; 1 mile from Bingley, 2 from Keighley, 8 from Skipton.

"In point of extensive view, richness of scenery, and wild rocky distances," says Whitaker's Craven, "every situation in Airedale, northward, must yield the palm to St. Ives.""


"WEST MORTON, in the township and parish of Bingley, upper division of Skyrack; 3 miles from Keighley, 4 from Bingley."

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