Soyland  West Riding


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

SOYLAND, a township, with S. village, and part of Ripponden village, in Halifax parish, W. R. Y Yorkshire; 4½ miles SW of Halifax. Acres, 4,960. Real property, £11,304. Pop., 3,373. Houses, 667. Part of the land is mountainous. There are several cotton mills, a large silk mill, the church of Ripponden, two dissenting chapels, and a national school.

Soyland through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 06th April 2020

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