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The Ancient Parish of EMLEY

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"EMLEY, a parish-town in Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Wakefield, 7 miles ESE. of Huddersfield, 8½ from Wakefield, 9 from Barnsley, 36 from York. Pop. 1,351. The Church is a rectory in charge, dedicated, to St. Michael (see Churches for photograph), in the deanry of Pontefract value, £14. 0s. 7½d. Patron, the Hon. and Rev. J. Lumley Saville.

Here is a public school built by a Mr. Wigglesworth, to the master of which, The Hon. and Rev. J.L. Saville, gives £8. per annum, likewise £10. per annum is payable out of a close, called Honley Wood, in Flockton."

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

  • Bentley Grange
  • Emley Lodge
  • Old Hall
  • Park Gate
  • Scissett
  • Skelmanthorpe
  • Upper Cumberworth
  • Whitcross

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


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