Eccleshill  West Riding


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

ECCLESHILL, a township-chapelry in Bradford parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Aire, adjacent to the Leeds and Lancaster railway, near Apperley station, 3 miles NNE of Bradford. It includes part of Apperley-Bridge village; and has a post office under Leeds. Acres, 1, 070. Real property, £10, 549; of which £260 are in mines. ...

Pop., 4, 482. Houses, 1, 038. Many of the inhabitants are employed in the woollen trade. The chapelry was constituted in 1858. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £64.* Patron, the Vicar of Bradford. The church is modern; and there are five dissenting chapels, two public schools, and a mechanics' institute built in 1869.

Eccleshill through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th September 2021

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