Monkhill  West Riding


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

MONKHILL, a township in Pontefract parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the E side of Castle-hill, adjoining Pontefract. Acres, 4. Pop., 66. Houses, 14. The Grange of St. John's priory was formerly here.

Monkhill through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th October 2019

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