Place:


Ardsley East  West Riding

 

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

ARDSLEY (East), a parish in Wakefield district, W. R. Yorkshire; on the Leeds and Wakefield railway, 1½ mile from Ardsley station, and 3½ NW of Wakefield. It has a post office under Wakefield. Acres, 1,630. Real property, £3,963. Pop., 1,069. Houses, 219. The property is not much divided. Coal abounds; and there is a large woollen factory. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £369.* Patron, the Earl of Cardigan. The church is good; and there are a U. Free Methodist chapel and charities £14.

Ardsley East through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11196

Date accessed: 25th June 2017


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