[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"THORNHILL, a parish-town, in Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Pontefract; 2 miles S. of Dewsbury, 6 from Wakefield, 9½ from Huddersfield, 35 from York. Pop. 1,932, the Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. Michael, in the deanry of Pontefract, value, £40. Patron, the Hon. and Rev. J. Lumley Saville." (There is further information for Thornhill).
Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.