Place:Flockton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesFlochetonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
Flochetonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
TypeVillage, Urban district
Coordinates53.633°N 1.626°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
West Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoKirkburton, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district of which it was part 1938-1974
Kirklees, West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan district of which it has been part since 1974
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source: Family History Library Catalog
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Flockton is a village which has been, since 1974, in the Metropolitan District of Kirklees, in West Yorkshire, England, halfway between Huddersfield and Wakefield. Flockton was within a coal mining area, the local pits are now closed and it is now a commuter village. It has a population of 1,410 (2006 estimate).

From 1894 until 1938 Flockton was an urban district in the West Riding of Yorkshire. In 1938 the district was abolished and the area was merged into Kirkburton Urban District.

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