Place:Churwell, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameChurwell
TypeVillage
Coordinates53.761°N 1.589°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoMorley, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district of which it was a part until 1974
Leeds (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Churwell is a small village in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, West Yorkshire, England, between Leeds city centre and Morley. It is 3 miles (5 km) southwest of Leeds city centre and 1.5 miles (2 km) away from the Leeds United Elland Road Football Ground.

The village once formed part of the former Municipal Borough of Morley, and is still classed as part of Morley in the census. It is now governed by Leeds City Council and Morley Town Council.

Churwell means old man's well. Chur means old man and well means well.

Churwell still retains its semi-rural feel with farms nearby cultivating, in particular, vegetables and rhubarb.

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