Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Knottingley

Knottingley, township with ry. sta., Pontefract par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Aire, 2½ miles NE. and within the parliamentary limits of Pontefract, 1481 ac., pop. 5069; P.O., T.O.; has large breweries, earthenware mfrs., maltmgs, roperies, tar works, &c.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "township with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Knottingley Ch/CP       Pontefract CP/AP       Yorkshire AncC
Place: Knottingley

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