In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Birchencliffe like this:
BIRCHAM-CLIFFE, a hamlet in Lindley-cum-Quarmby township, Huddersfield parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 2 miles NW of Huddersfield.
Additional information about this locality is available for Lindley
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 Birchencliffe 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 Birchencliffe and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Birchencliffe, in Kirklees and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th May 2013
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