Templenewsham  West Riding


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

TEMPLENEWSAM, a township, with seven villages or hamlets, in Whitkirk and Leeds parishes, W. R. Yorkshire; 4 miles E by S of Leeds. Acres, 3,097. Real property, £12,834; of which £4,329 are in mines. Pop., 1,606. Houses, 372. The manor belonged, in the 12th century, to W. de Villiers; was given by him to the Knights Templars; went, at their suppression, to Sir John Darcy; passed, in the time of Henry VIII., to the Earl of Lennox; was then the birth-place of Lord Darnley, husband of Mary Queen of Scots; went, in the time of James I., to the Duke of Richmond; passed soon to Sir A. ...

Ingram; and belongs now to H.Ingram, Esq.

Templenewsham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd November 2019

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