Place:


Knowsthorpe  West Riding

 

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

KNOSTROP, a village in the township and parish of Leeds, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Aire, 1½ mile SE of Leeds. Knostrop Hall, an ancient mansion, is the seat of E. J. Maude, Esq. Market gardens and coal mines are in the neighbourhood.

Additional information about this locality is available for Leeds

Knowsthorpe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24835

Date accessed: 13th December 2017


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