Hessle  West Riding


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

HASLE, or Hessle, a township in Wragby parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 4 miles E of Wakefield. Pop., 125. Houses, 23.

Hessle through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th May 2024

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