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

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In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Sandal Magna:


"BELL VUE, (the seat of John Naylor, Esq.) in the township and parish of Sandal Magna, liberty of Wakefield; 1 mile from Wakefield, 9 from Pontefract."


"BOYN HILL, a hamlet in the township of Crigglestone, and parish of Sandal Magna, liberty of Wakefield; 3½ miles S. of Wakefield."


"BULL CLIFF, a farm-house in the township of West Bretton, and parish of Sandal Magna; 5 miles SW. of Wakefield."


"CHAPEL THORPE, a hamlet in the township of Crigglestone, and parish of Sandal Magna, liberty of Wakefield, 5 miles S. of Wakefield and Barnsley. The Chapel is a perpetual curacy, under Sandal Magna, of which the Vicar is Patron."


"CRIGGLESTONE, in the parish of Sandal Magna, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Wakefield, 4½ miles S. of Wakefield, 6 from Barnsley. Pop. 1,265."


"DURKAR, a hamlet in the township of Crigglestone, and parish of Sandal Magna, manor of Wakefield, 4 miles from Wakefield."


"HALL GREEN, in the township of Crigglestone, and parish of Sandal Magna, liberty of Wakefield, 4 miles S. of Wakefield, 7½ from Barnsley."


"HILL TOP, a hamlet in the township and parish of Sandal Magna, liberty of Wakefield, 4 miles from Wakefield."


"HOLLINGTHORPE, a farm-house in the township of Crigglestone, and parish of Sandal Magna, liberty of Pontefract; 4½ miles from Wakefield."


"KETTLETHORPE HALL, (the seat of Joseph Charlesworth, Esq.) in the township of Crigglestone, and parish of Sandal Magna, liberty of Wakefield, 2½ miles S. of Wakefield, 7½ from Barnsley."


"MILNTHORPE, in the township and parish of Sandal Magna, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Wakefield, 2½ miles from Wakefield, 7½ from Barnsley."


"NETHERTON, in the parish of Sandal Magna, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley; 5 miles from Wakefield, 9½ from Huddersfield."


"NEWMILLER DAM, in the townships of Sandal Magna and Crigglestone, and parish of Sandal Magna, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Wakefield, 3½ miles S. of Wakefield, 6½ from Barnsley."


"PAINTHORPE, in the parish of Sandal Magna, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Wakefield, (Painthorpe House, the seat of William Brown, Esq.) 4 miles S. of Wakefield."


"PLEDWICK, a single house in the township and parish of Sandal Magna, liberty of Wakefield, 2½ miles S. of Wakefield."


"SANDAL THREE HOUSES, in the township and parish of Sandal Magna, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Wakefield, 2½ miles S. of Wakefield, 7½ from Barnsley.

William Nevison, the renowned Highwayman, was apprehended in the alehouse here, by Capt. Hardcastle, in the year 1684."


"STAND BRIDGE, 3 or 4 h. in the township and parish of Sandal Magna; 3 miles S. of Wakefield, 7 from Barnsley."


"UPPER WALTON, 2 farm-houses in the township of Walton, and parish of Sandal Magna; 3 miles SE. of Wakefield, 8 from Barnsley."


"WALTON, in the parish of Sandal Magna, Agbrigg division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Wakefield, 3 miles SE. of Wakefield, 8 from Barnsley. Pop. 385."


"WALTON HALL, (the seat of Charles Waterton, Esq.) in the township of Walton, and parish of Sandal Magna, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Wakefield, 4 Miles from Wakefield, 8 from Barnsley."


"WEST BRETTON, in the parishes of Sandal Magna and Silkstone, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberties of Pontefract and Wakefield, 6 miles SW. of Wakefield, 6½ from Barnsley. Pop. in Agbrigg, 154, in Staincross, 364, total, 518."


"WOODTHORPE, (the seat of the Rev. William Wood,) in the township and parish of Sandal Magna, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Wakefield, 3 miles S. of Wakefield."

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