Batley Carr  West Riding


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

BATLEY-CARR, a hamlet and a chapelry in Batley and Dewsbury parishes, W. R. Yorkshire. The hamlet stands ¾ of a mile S of Batley, and has a post office under Dewsbury. The chapelry was constituted in 1842. Rated property, £6,505. Pop., 3,859. Houses, 796. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £150. Patron, the Vicar of Dewsbury. The church is good.

Additional information about this locality is available for Batley

Batley Carr through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th June 2022

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