Orgreave  West Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Orgreave like this:

ORGREAVE, a township in Rotherham parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Rother, adjacent to the York and Derby railway, 3½ miles S by W of Rotherham. Acres, 510. Pop., 72. Houses, 14. There is an extensive colliery.

Orgreave through time

Orgreave is now part of Rotherham district. Click here for graphs and data of how Rotherham has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Orgreave itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Orgreave, in Rotherham and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th January 2019

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