Place:


Chevet  West Riding

 

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

CHEVET, a township in Roystone parish, W. R. Yorkshire; adjacent to the North Midland railway, 3½ miles S by E of Wakefield. Acres, 850. Real property, £1, 394. Pop., 58. Houses, 7. Chevet House is the seat of the baronet family of Pilkington.

Chevet through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12000

Date accessed: 24th January 2021


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