Bracewell  West Riding


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

BRACEWELL, a parish in Skipton district, W. R. Yorkshire; adjacent to the Liverpool and Leeds canal, 3 miles WNW of Earby r. station, and 9 WSW of Skipton. Post Town, Thornton, under Skipton. Acres, 1,920 Real property, £2,592. Pop., 140. Houses, 20. The property is divided among a few. an old house here was a retreat of Henry VI. Limestone is worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £123. Patron, J. T. Hopwood, Esq. The church is very good.

Bracewell through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd May 2022

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