Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Halifax. You may be able to find further references to Halifax in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
HALIFAX a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Halifax.

Place Type of entry Source
Barkisland township Bartholomew
BARKISLAND a township-chapelry Imperial
Bradshaw ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
BRADSHAW a village and a chapelry Imperial
Briers village Bartholomew
BRIER'S, or St. Anne's-in-the-grove a chapelry, with a village Imperial
Brighouse town with railway station Bartholomew
BRIGHOUSE a village and a chapelry Imperial
Catherine Slack village Bartholomew
CATHERINE-SLACK a village Imperial
Charlestown ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
CHARLESTOWN a village and a chapelry Imperial
Coathill hamlet Bartholomew
COATHILL a hamlet Imperial
Coley ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
COLEY a chapelry Imperial
COPLEY a chapelry, with a r station Imperial
COTE a hamlet Imperial
Craggbottom hamlet Bartholomew
Cross Stone ecclesiastical district (St Paul) and village Bartholomew
CROSSTONE, Cross-Stone, or Croston a village Imperial
Denholme hamlet with railway station Bartholomew
DENHOLME a hamlet Imperial
Elland town with railway station Bartholomew
Elland with Greetland township Bartholomew
Erringden township Bartholomew
ERRINGDEN a township Imperial
Fixby township Bartholomew
FIXBY a township Imperial
FRIENDLEY a hamlet Imperial
Friendly village Bartholomew
GREETLAND a village and a chapelry Imperial
Haley Hill ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
HALEY-HILL a village and a chapelry Imperial
Harley Wood ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
HARLEY-WOOD a chapelry Imperial
Heath hamlet Bartholomew
HEATH a hamlet Imperial
HEBBLE-BRIDGE a hamlet Imperial
Hebden Bridge town with railway station Bartholomew
Heptonstall township and village Bartholomew
HEPTONSTALL a village and a parochial chapelry Imperial
Hipperholme town and railway station Bartholomew
HIPPERHOLME a village and a township Imperial
Hipperholme with Brighouse township Bartholomew
Holdsworth village Bartholomew
HOLDSWORTH a village Imperial
Hollins hamlet Bartholomew
HOLLINS a hamlet Imperial
Holywell Green village Bartholomew
HOLYWELL-GREEN a village Imperial
Hove Edge hamlet Bartholomew
Illingworth ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
ILLINGWORTH a village and a chapelry Imperial
King Cross ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
KINGCROSS a village and a chapelry Imperial
KNOWLS a hamlet Imperial
Langfield township Bartholomew
LANGFIELD a township Imperial
LEE-BANK, or Lee-Bridge a village Imperial
Lightcliffe ecclesiastical district with railway station Bartholomew
LIGHTCLIFFE a hamlet and a chapelry Imperial
LINDLEY (OLD) a hamlet Imperial
Luddenden ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
LUDDENDEN a village and a chapelry Imperial
Luddendenfoot small town with railway station Bartholomew
LUDDENDENFOOT a village Imperial
Midgley town and township Bartholomew
MIDGLEY a village and a township Imperial
Mixenden village Bartholomew
MIXENDEN a village Imperial
Mount Pellon ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
MOUNT-PELLON a village and a chapelry Imperial
Mount Tabor village Bartholomew
MOUNT TABOR a village Imperial
MYTHOLMROYD a village and a chapelry Imperial
NEW BANK a village Imperial
Norland township and village Bartholomew
NORLAND, or Northland a township, with a village Imperial
Northowram small town Bartholomew
NORWOOD-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
OLD LANE a village Imperial
OLD TOWN a village Imperial
Ovenden town and township with railway station Bartholomew
OWRAM (South) a village, a township, and a sub-district Imperial
PELLON a village Imperial
Rastrick town and township Bartholomew
Ripponden ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Rishworth township Bartholomew
RISHWORTH a township Imperial
Salterhebble ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
SALTERHEBBLE a village and a chapelry Imperial
SALTONSALL a hamlet Imperial
Shelf town and township Bartholomew
SHELF a village, a township, and a chapelry Imperial
Skircoat township Bartholomew
SKIRCOAT a township Imperial
Southowram town and township Bartholomew
Sowerby town and township Bartholomew
SOWERBY-BRIDGE a town and a chapelry Imperial
Soyland town and township Bartholomew
Stainland town and township with railway station Bartholomew
STAINLAND a large village and a township-chapelry Imperial
Stansfield township and railway station Bartholomew
STANSFIELD a township, of three divisions Imperial
Triangle village Bartholomew
Wadsworth township Bartholomew
WADSWORTH a township Imperial
Wainstalls Bartholomew
Warley township Bartholomew
WARLEY a township Imperial
Wheatley village Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Halifax within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 23
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 9
William Camden Yorkshire: West Riding 5
George Head The West Riding 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 2
William Camden Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 1
Charles Wesley 1749: Marriage to Sally Gwynne 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 17 - Nov. 5, 1756: Midlands, Yorkshire and Manchester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Illingworth 0 2
Wheatley 0 2
Ovenden 0 2
Mount Pellon 0 2
Mixenden 0 2
Mount Tabor 0 2
Holdsworth 0 2
Catherine Slack 0 2
Bradshaw 0 2
Haley Hill 0 2
Warley 0 2
Northowram 0 2
King Cross 0 2
Luddenden 0 2
Queensbury 0 2
Skircoat 0 2
Luddenden Foot 0 2
Sowerby Bridge 0 2
Denholme Gate 0 1
Salterhebble 0 2