Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
KEIGHLEY a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bogthorn hamlet Bartholomew
BOGTHORN a hamlet Imperial
Braithwaite hamlet Bartholomew
BRAITHWAITE a hamlet Imperial
Dockroyd hamlet Bartholomew
DOCKROYD a hamlet Imperial
Eastwood ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
EASTWOOD a chapelry Imperial
EXLEY-HEAD a hamlet Imperial
Far Oxenhope hamlet Bartholomew
Fell Lane hamlet Bartholomew
FELL-LANE a hamlet Imperial
Harehill hamlet Bartholomew
HAREHILL a hamlet Imperial
Ingrow village with railway station Bartholomew
INGROW a village Imperial
KNOWLE a hamlet Imperial
LAYCOCK a hamlet Imperial
NEWSHOLME a hamlet Imperial
OAKWORTH a village and a chapelry Imperial
SLIPPERY-FORD a hamlet Imperial
SYKES a hamlet Imperial
UTLEY a hamlet Imperial

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 Keighley 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.
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1746: The Midlands and the North-East 2
William Camden Yorkshire: West Riding 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 17 - Nov. 5, 1756: Midlands, Yorkshire and Manchester 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
Cross Roads 0 2
Ingrow 0 3
Haworth 6 2
Oakworth 0 2
Lawkholme 0 1
Eastwood 0 2
Cullingworth 0 2
Steeton 0 2
Harden 0 2
Oxenhope 0 2
Wilsden 0 2
Riddlesden 0 2
Sutton 0 3
Eastburn 0 2
Stanbury 0 2
Bingley 0 3
Cross Hills 0 2
Denholme 0 3
Kildwick 0 2
Morton 0 2