Place:


Wigton  West Riding

 

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

WIGTON, a township in Harewood parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 5½ miles N by E of Leeds. Acres, 1,170-Real property, £1,108. Pop., 130. Houses, 31.

Wigton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/14470

Date accessed: 23rd April 2019


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