Place:Elland, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameElland
Alt namesElantsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
Elland-with-Greetlandsource: Family History Library Catalog
Elontsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
TypeTown
Coordinates53.684°N 1.83°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoCalderdale, West Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality to which Elland was attached 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Elland is a market town in Calderdale, in the county of West Yorkshire, England, south of Halifax, by the River Calder and the Calder and Hebble Navigation. Elland was recorded as Elant in the Domesday Book. The town's name is derived from the Old English meaning 'land by the water, river or land partly or wholly surrounded by water'. It had a population in United Kingdom Census 2001 of 14,554.

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