Soothill  West Riding


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

SOOTHILL, a township, which is also a sub-district, in Dewsbury parish and district, W. R. Yorkshire; around Batley r. station, and 1½ mile N of Dewsbury. It includes Hanging-Heaton, Earls-Heaton, Chidswell, Crickenley, and Shawcross hamlets. Acres, 2,393. Real property, £13,921; of which £1,750 are in mines, and £52 in quarries. Pop. in 1851, 5,059; in 1861, 6,238. Houses, 1,290.

Soothill through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 03rd December 2023

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