Salterforth  West Riding


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

SALTERFORTH, a township in Barnoldswick parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, 8 miles S W by W of Skipton. Acres, 1, 650. Pop. in 1851, 573; in 1861, 424. Houses, 92. Hand-loom weaving was largely carried on, but has decreased.

Salterforth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th October 2021

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