Warmfield  West Riding


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

WARMFIELD, a parish in Wakefield district, W. R. Yorkshire; 2 miles NNE of Oakenshaw r. station, and 3½ E of Wakefield. It comprises W.-with-Heath and Sharleston townships, and contains three villages and a hamlet. Post town, Wakefield. Acres, 2,618. Real property, £4,692; of which £40 are in quarries. ...

Pop., 1,045. Houses, 207. W. Manor belongs to H.M. Ingram, Esq.; and Sharleston manor, to the Earl of Westmoreland. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £240.* Patron, Clare College, Cambridge. The church is early English and was restored in 1852. There are endowed schools with £52 a year, alms houses with £35, and other charities £29.

Warmfield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th October 2021

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