Whitley Upper  West Riding


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

WHITLEY (Upper), a township in Kirkheaton parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 6 miles E by N of Huddersfield. Acres, 1,953. Pop., 947. Houses, 186. Whitley-Beaumont is the seat of H. F. Beaumout, Esq.; and Grange Hall, of Sir J. L. Kaye, Bart. Coal is Largely worked.

Whitley Upper through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 13th June 2024

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