Place:Southey, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSouthey
TypeVillage, Suburb
Coordinates53.418°N 1.478°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoEcclesfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcivil parish of which it is a part
Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcity of which it was a part until 1974
Sheffield (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
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Southey ward—which includes the districts of Fox Hill, New Parson Cross, Southey, Wadsley Bridge, and part of Old Parson Cross—is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield, or Sheffield Metropolitan Area, in South Yorkshire, England. It is located in the northern part of the city and covers an area of 4.6 km2. The population of this ward in 2001 was 20,000 people in 8,600 households. It is one of the wards that make up the Sheffield Brightside constituency of the UK Parliament. (Sheffield became a metropolitan area within the modern county of South Yorkshire in 1974.)

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Prior to 1974 Southey was within the West Riding of Yorkshire and formed part of the Ecclesfield ecclesiastical and civil parish.

More information about the area in the 19th century can be found in the transcription from Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72 reproduced under Ecclesfield.

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