Place:


Wadsworth  West Riding

 

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

WADSWORTH, a township in Halifax parish, W. R. Yorkshire; containing parts of Hebden-Bridge and Mytholmroyd villages, and extending from 6 to 12 miles WNW of Halifax. Acres, 10,080. Real property, £13,889. Pop. in 1851, 4,491; in 1861, 4,141. Houses, 923. There are six places of worship and extensive manufactories.

Wadsworth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/14411

Date accessed: 19th October 2017


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