Place:Castley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates53.909°N 1.593°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoLeathley, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandancient parish of which it was part
Claro Wapentake, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
Wharfedale Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1894-1974
Harrogate District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

Castley was originally a township in the ancient parish of Leathley in the Claro Wapentake of the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Castley was made a civil parish in 1866 and in 1894 it became part of the Wharfedale Rural District. Since 1974 it has been in North Yorkshire, specifically within the Harrogate District.

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Castley is a village and civil parish which, since 1974, has been located in the Harrogate District of North Yorkshire, England. At the 2011 Uk census the population of the civil parish was less than 100. Details are included in the civil parish of Stainburn. It lies on the River Wharfe about 10 miles from the centre of Leeds.

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