In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Armitage Bridge like this:
ARMITAGE-BRIDGE, a chapelry in Almondbury parish, near Huddersfield, W. R. Yorkshire. It was constituted in 1848. Pop., 2,455. Houses, 561. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £196.* Patrons, the Vicar of Almondbury and J. Brooke, Esq.
Additional information about this locality is available for Almondbury
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Armitage Bridge has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Kirklees. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Armitage Bridge and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Armitage Bridge, in Kirklees and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 18th December 2014
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