Churwell  West Riding


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

CHURWELL, a township in Batley parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the Leeds and Dewsbury railway, 3 miles SSW of Leeds. It has a station on the railway, a post office under Leeds, and two Methodist chapels. Acres, 488. Real property, £4, 424; of which £1, 174 are in mines. Pop., 1, 564. Houses, 319.

Churwell through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd June 2021

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