Place:


Altofts  West Riding

 

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

ALTOFTS, a township in Normanton parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the North Midland railway, at its transit over the Calder river and the Aire and Calder canal about a mile from Normanton station, 3½ miles NE of Wakefield. It has a post office under Normanton. Acres, 1,761. Pop., 1,210. Houses, 224.

Altofts through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/858

Date accessed: 18th December 2018


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