Staincliffe  West Riding


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

STAINCLIFFE, a village and a chapelry in Batley township, W. R. Yorkshire. The village stands 1 ½ mile N of Dewsbury r. station, carries on blanket manufactory, and has a post-office under Dewsbury. The chapelry was constituted in 1867. Pop., about 5,000. S. Hall is the seat of Mrs. Kaye. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, not reported. Patron, the Vicar of Batley. The church was built in 1867; is in the decorated English style, with geometric tracery; and has a tower, with octagonal spire.

Additional information about this locality is available for Batley

Staincliffe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th March 2018

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