Crigglestone  West Riding


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

CRIGGLESTONE, a township in Sandall-Magna parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Aire and the Wakefield and Barnesley railway, 3 miles SSW of Wakefield. It has a r. station, a church, a Methodist chapel, and an industrial school. Acres, 3, 057. Real property, £9, 241; of which £1, 787 are in mines, £44 in quarries, and £133 in railways. Pop., 2, 021. Houses, 431.

Crigglestone through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd June 2021

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