Lydgate  West Riding


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

LYDGATE, a hamlet in Holmfirth chapelry, W. R. Yorkshire; 1½ mile ENE of Holmfirth. It has a Unitarian chapel.

The location is where the name "Lydgate" appears on the modern 1:25,000 map. Additional information about this locality is available for Wooldale

Lydgate through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2022

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