Clayton West  West Riding


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

CLAYTON (West), a township in High Hoyland parish, W. R. Yorkshire; near the Barnesley and Wakefield railway, 6½ miles NW by N of Barnesley. It contains the hamlets of Cuttlehurst, Parkmill, Topitt, and Spring-Grove; and has a post office‡ under Huddersfield. Acres, 1, 098. Real property, £4, 371; of which £122 are in mines. Pop., 1, 532. Houses, 324. The woollen manufacture is largely carried on. There are chapels for Independents and Baptists; the former built in 1866.

Clayton West through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th November 2021

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