Place:Farnley (near Leeds), West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameFarnley (near Leeds)
Alt namesFarnley
Fernelaisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
Ferneliesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
TypeVillage, Suburb
Coordinates53.917°N 1.677°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoLeeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcity 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: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Farnley village (also known as New Farnley), is a district in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, south-west of Leeds city centre, between Wortley, Bramley and surrounding countryside, in the LS12 Leeds postcode area. The village was mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book as Fernelei. New Farnley is a nearby commuter village.

Farnley was absorbed into Leeds in 1835. For descriptions of Old Farnley and New Farnley, see Wikipedia

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