Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for WOOLDALE

WOOLDALE, a township, with a village, in Kirk-Burton parish, W. R. Yorkshire; ¾ mile NE of Holmfirth. It includes part of Holmfirth town, the hamlets of Totties and Lydgate, and part of Scholes. Acres, 2 370. Real property, £10,281. Pop. in 1851, 5,600; in 1861, 5,322. Houses, 1,079. The manor belongs to S. W. L. Fox, Esq. There are woollen manufactories, fulling mills, two dissenting chapels, and two public schools.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a township, with a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Yorkshire AncC
Place: Wooldale

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