Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Batley. You may be able to find further references to Batley in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Batley municipal borough, parish, and township Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Batley.

Place Type of entry Source
BATLEY-CARR a hamlet and a chapelry Imperial
Brookroyd hamlet Bartholomew
BROOKROYD a hamlet Imperial
Brownhill hamlet Bartholomew
BROWNHILL a hamlet Imperial
Capas Height hamlet Bartholomew
Carlinghow ecclesiastical district (St John) and hamlet with railway station Bartholomew
CARLINGHOW a hamlet Imperial
Chapel Fold hamlet Bartholomew
CHAPEL-FOLD a hamlet Imperial
Churwell township and railway station Bartholomew
CHURWELL a township Imperial
Clark Green hamlet Bartholomew
CLARK-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
Four Lane Ends hamlet Bartholomew
FOUR LANE ENDS a hamlet Imperial
Gildersome township and village with railway station Bartholomew
GILDERSOME a village and a township-chapelry Imperial
GILDERSOME-STREET a hamlet Imperial
Havercroft hamlet Bartholomew
HAVERCROFT a hamlet Imperial
Healey hamlet Bartholomew
HEALEY a hamlet Imperial
Hollingbank Lane hamlet Bartholomew
Howley Hall seat Bartholomew
HOWLEY-HALL a hamlet Imperial
KELPIN-HILL a hamlet Imperial
LEE (WHITE) a hamlet Imperial
PURLWELL a hamlet Imperial
ROADSIDE (New) a hamlet Imperial
Staincliffe ecclesiastical district Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Batley within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
George Head The West Riding 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Carlinghow 0 2
Purlwell 0 1
Staincliffe 0 2
Batley Carr 0 1
Brownhill 0 2
Hanging Heaton 0 2
Heckmondwike 0 2
Birstall 23 2
Dewsbury Moor 0 2
Bruntcliffe 0 2
West Town 0 2
Morley 1 3
Mill Bridge 0 2
Earlsheaton 0 3
Ardsley West 0 3
Gomersal 0 2
Soothill 0 2
Gawthorpe 0 2
Adwalton 0 2
Gildersome 0 2