Place:Sowerby Bridge, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSowerby Bridge
Alt namesSowerby-Bridgesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown
Coordinates53.7°N 1.917°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoCalderdale, West Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which Sowerby Bridge is now located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Sowerby Bridge is a market town that lies within the Upper Calder Valley in the district of Calderdale in the county of West Yorkshire, in northern England.

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Sowerby Bridge is situated on the edge of Halifax, about three miles from its centre. It is at the confluence of the River Calder and River Ryburn, and the name Sowerby Bridge references the area's use as a crossing point over the River Calder to the older settlement at Sowerby.

The town had a population of 9,948 at the 2001 Census.

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