Place:Drighlington, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesDreslingtonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
Dreslintonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
TypeVillage, Civil parish, Urban district
Coordinates53.75°N 1.66°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoMorley, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district in which it was located 1937-1974
Leeds (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Drighlington is a village and civil parish since 1974 in the City of Leeds metropolitan district in West Yorkshire, England. Prior to 1974 it was located in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The village lies 5 miles (9 km) south west of Leeds and 4 miles (6 km) south east of Bradford. The name of the village is often shortened to "Drig".

From 1894 until 1937 Drighlington was an urban district. It was absorbed into the municipal borough of Morley in 1937. For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Drighlington.

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