Laister Dyke  West Riding


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

LAISTER-DYKE, a chapelry in Bowling township, Bradford parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the Bradford and Leeds railway, at the junction of the line south-eastward thence, 1½ mile E by S of Bradford. It was constituted in 1861; and it has a station with telegraph at the railway junction, and a post-office under Bradford, Yorkshire. Pop., about 5,000. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £93.* Patrons, Simeon's Trustees. The church was built in 1861, at a cost of £2,600; is in the early decorated English style; and has a tower.

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Laister Dyke through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st January 2020

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