The Ancient Parish of EAST ARDSLEY
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"EAST ARDSLEY, a parish-town, in Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Pontefract; 3½ miles NW. of Wakefield 6 from Leeds, 11½ from Bradford, 28 from York. Pop. 832. The Church is a perpetual curacy, in the deanry of Pontefract. Patron, the Right Hon. Earl of Cardigan."
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]
- Transcript of the entry for East Ardsley in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of East Ardsley.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory and Gazetteer, Vol I, West Riding.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from East Ardsley to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE304254 (Lat/Lon: 53.724124, -1.54076), East Ardsley which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
- (SE312248) Lawns
- (SE309256) The Fall
- This parish is covered by the following Society: