Place:Mirfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameMirfield
Alt namesMirefeldsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 318
Mirefeltsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 318
TypeTown, Civil parish, Urban district
Coordinates53.668°N 1.694°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoKirklees, 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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Mirfield is a small town and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, in West Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is located on the A644 road between Brighouse and Dewsbury. In the 2001 census it was recorded as having a total resident population of 18,621.

The town is served by Mirfield railway station.

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

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