Oakworth  West Riding


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

OAKWORTH, a village and a chapelry in Keighley parish, W. R. Yorkshire. The village stands adjacent to the Keighley and Worth Valley railway, 3 miles S S W of Keighley; and has a post-office under Keighley, and a r. station. The chapelry was constituted in 1844. Rated property, £3,040. Pop., 1, 979. Houses, 446. The property is much subdivided Industry is carriedon in cotton and worsted mills. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £150.* Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church is modern. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

Oakworth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st May 2022

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