Friezland  West Riding


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

FRIEZLAND, a chapelry in the parishes of Mottram and Rochdale, Lancashire and W. R. Yorkshire; at the backbone of England, near Greenfield r. station, 4½ miles W by S of Oldham. It was constituted in 1848; and its post town is Greenfield, under Manchester. Pop., 2, 191. Houses, 445. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £300.* Patron, R. R. Whitehead, Esq.

The location is that of Christ Church, Friezland. Additional information about this locality is available for Saddleworth

Friezland through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 13th October 2019

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