Geographical and Historical information from the year 1834.
[Transcribed by Steve Garton ©2000 from
"CASTLEFORD, is a village and township, in the parish of its name, in the same
wapentake as Pontefract, and three miles from that town. Here are some
considerable potteries, and two corn mills. The parish contained, at the last
census, 1,587 inhabitants, and the township 1,141 of that number.
Please see Pontefract
Parish for the 1834 trades directory for this village (included with
Pigot's directory (Yorkshire section) 1834]
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