Place:Emley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameEmley
Alt namesAmelaisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
Ameleiesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
TypeVillage
Coordinates53.685°N 1.626°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoDenby Dale, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcivil parish of which Emley is a part
Kirklees, West Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it was located since 1974
Agbrigg and Morley Wapentake, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was situated.
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Emley is a village in West Yorkshire, England, between Huddersfield and Wakefield. With a population of 1,867, it is 4.5 miles (7 km) east of Huddersfield and 5 miles (8 km) west of Wakefield. The village dates from Anglo-Saxon times, and lies on high ground close to the Emley Moor transmitting station.

GENUKI provides a description of the ecclesiastical parish of Emley from a gazetteer from the 1820s. It was in the Agbrigg division of the Agbrigg and Morley Wapentake.


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