Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Castleford

Castleford -- town and par. with ry. sta., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 10 miles SE. of Leeds and 181 miles N. of London -- par., 1643 ac., pop. 11,579; town, 564 ac., pop. 10,530; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper; has extensive glass works.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "town and parish with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Castleford CP/AP       Yorkshire AncC
Place: Castleford

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