Place:Kirkheaton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameKirkheaton
Alt namesHeptonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 317
TypeParish, Village
Coordinates53.6552°N 1.728°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoHuddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandborough in which it was located until 1974
Kirklees, West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough covering the area 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


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Kirkheaton is a village north east of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England and has a population of 4,209 together with Upper Heaton. Historically, it is part of the West Riding of Yorkshire.


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

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