Skyrack  West Riding


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

SKYRACK, a wapentake in W. R. Yorkshire; bounded on the N, by the river Wharfe,-on the S by the river Aire; containing 13 parishes and parts of three others; and cut into two divisions, lower and upper. Acres, 37,723 and 55,686. Pop. in 1851, 13,209 and 44,244; in 1861, 60,225. Houses, 12,497.

Skyrack through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd January 2022

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