Gawthorpe  West Riding


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

GAWTHORPE, a village in Septon township, Kirkheaton parish, W. R. -Yorkshire; 3¾ miles E by S of Huddersfield. Justice Gascoigne, who sent Prince Henry to prison, was a native.

Additional information about this locality is available for Lepton

Gawthorpe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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