Crookes  West Riding


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

CROOKS and CROOKS-MOOR, two hamlets and a chapelry in Nether-Hallam and Eccleshall-Bierlow townships, Sheffield parish, W. R. Yorkshire. The hamlets lie adjacent to the boundary with Derbyshire, 4 miles SW of Sheffield. The chapelry was constituted in 1849. Post town, Sheffield. Pop., 3, 452. Houses, 713. The property here is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value* and patron not reported. The church is very good.

Additional information about this locality is available for Sheffield

Crookes through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd April 2024

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