In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Burmantofts like this:
BURMANTOFTS, a chapelry in Leeds parish, W. R. Yorkshire. It was constituted in 1851; and its Post Town is Leeds. Pop., 5,062. Houses, 1,133. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £210.* Patrons, Five Trustees. The church was built at a cost of about £3,000.
Additional information about this locality is available for Leeds
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Burmantofts, in Leeds and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th November 2014
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