Place:Stanley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameStanley
TypeSuburb, Urban district
Coordinates53.715°N 1.476°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoWakefield (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough into which Stanley merged in 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is a condensation of an article in Wikipedia

Stanley is an area in the Metropolitan Borough of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. It is about 2.5 miles (4.0 km) north-east of Wakefield city centre. Stanley was an Urban District in the West Riding of Yorkshire before 1974, being made up the four electoral wards of Lake Lock, Outwood, Stanley and Wrenthorpe. In the 2001 census the Lofthouse / Stanley area of West Yorkshire has a combined population of 22,947.

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