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

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


"BRIESTFIELD, a hamlet in the township of Whitley, and parish of Thornhill, liberty of Pontefract; 6½ miles from Huddersfield."


"FALL HOUSE, a hamlet in the township of Whitley, and parishes of Kirkheaton and Thornhill, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley; 3 miles from Dewsbury, 7 from Wakefield."


"FLOCKTON, (Nether and Over) in the parish of Thornhill, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Wakefield, (Flockton Hall, the residence of George Horseington, Esq.) 6½ miles from Huddersfield, 7½ from Wakefield, 10½ from Barnsley. Pop. 988. The Church is a perpetual curacy, in the deanry of Pontefract, value, p.r. £110. Patrons, the Earl of Scarborough, Sir John Lister Kaye, Bart., Col. Wortley, Col. Beaumont, and R. Milnes, Esq."


"GETTINGLEY, 2 farm-houses in the township of Whitley, and parish of Thornhill; 3¼ miles S. of Dewsbury, 5 from Huddersfield."


"HILL TOP, a farm-house in the township and parish of Thornhill; 7 miles SW. of Wakefield, 8 from Huddersfield."


"LEES HALL, a farm-house in the township and parish of Thornhill; 2 miles S. of Dewsbury, 7 from Wakefield,"


"MIDDLESTOWN, or Middle Shitlington, in the parish of Thornhill, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberties of Pontefract and Wakefield, 3 miles S. of Dewsbury, 4 from Wakefield. Pop. 1,635."


"NETHER MIDGLEY, a hamlet in the township of Shitlington, and parish of Thornhill; 6 miles from Wakefield."


"NETHERTON, (was Nether Shitlington) in the township of Middle Shitlington, and parish of Thornhill, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Pontefract; 4 miles SW. of Dewsbury and Wakefield."


"NEW HALL, a farm-house in the township of Shitlington, and parish of Thornhill; 4 miles SW. of Dewsbury."


"OVER MIDGLEY, a hamlet in the township of Shitlington, and parish of Thornhill; 6½ miles from Wakefield."


"OVERTON, or Over Shitlington, in the township of Middle Shitlington, and parish of Thornhill, Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Pontefract; 4 miles from Dewsbury, 4½ from Wakefield."


"SMITHY BROOK, 3 or 4 h. in the township and parish of Thornhill; 3 miles S. of Dewsbury, 5 from Wakefield."


"THORNHILL LEES, a hamlet in the township and parish of Thornhill, liberty of Pontefract; 1¾ miles from Dewsbury."


"WHITLEY LOWER, in the parish of Thornhill, Agbrigg division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Pontefract; 6½ miles E. of Huddersfield, 8½ from Wakefield. Pop. 903."

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