Thorpe  West Riding


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

THORPE-STAPLETON, a township in Whitkirk parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 3¾ miles SE by E of Leeds. Acres, 360. Real property, £5,196; of which £2,800 are in mines, and £1,000 in ironworks. Pop., 44. Houses, 8.

Thorpe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd June 2024

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