Descriptive gazetteer entries

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.

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Travel writing

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Staincliffe 0 2
West Town 0 2
Batley 1 2
Dewsbury Moor 0 2
Carlinghow 0 2
Earlsheaton 0 3
Soothill 0 2
Heckmondwike 0 2
Thornhill Lees 0 2
Dewsbury 8 2
Gawthorpe 0 2
Brownhill 0 2
Ravensthorpe 0 1
Mill Bridge 0 2
Birstall 23 2
Ossett 0 3
Liversedge 0 2
Ardsley West 0 3