Cartworth  West Riding


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

CARTWORTH, a township in Kirkburton parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on a branch of the river Colne, 6 miles S of Huddersfield. It includes part of the village of Holmfirth, and part of the hamlet of Scholes. Acres, 2,820. Real property, £7,930; of which £122 are in quarries. Pop., 2,503. Houses, 503. Many of the inhabitants are employed in the woollen manufacture.

Cartworth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 02nd July 2022

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