In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Allerton Bywater like this:
ALLERTON-BYWATER, a chapelry in Kippax parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the Aire navigation, 5 miles NNW of Pontefract. Acres, 870. Real property, £5,271,-of which £3,000 are in mines. Pop., 704. The living is a vicarage. The church was built in 1866.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Allerton Bywater, in Leeds and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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