Place:North Elmsall, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameNorth Elmsall
Alt namesErmeshalasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 318
Ermeshalaesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 318
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.601°N 1.288°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoHemsworth Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part until 1974
Wakefield (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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North Elmsall is a village and civil parish in the City of Wakefield district in West Yorkshire, England. It had a population of 4,093 in 2001 and 3,873 in 2011. Until 1974 it was part of Hemsworth Rural District. The parish is seven miles from Pontefract, nine miles from Barnsley and Doncaster, and eleven miles from Wakefield.

In 1887, North Elmsall was described as

North Elmsall, ry. sta. (Upton and North Elmsall), E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 7 miles SE. of Pontefract.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article North Elmsall.

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