Tanshelf  West Riding


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

TANSHELF, a township in Pontefract parish, W.R. Yorkshire; adjacent to the W end of Pontefract. Acres, 270. Real property, £2,737. Pop. in 1851, 601; in 1861, 776. Houses, 160. There are several neat villas.

Tanshelf through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 06th December 2021

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