Place:Menston, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameMenston
Alt namesMersintonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 318
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.883°N 1.745°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoWharfedale Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1937
Aireborough, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district of which it was a part 1937-1974
Bradford (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


Menston was a village and civil parish located in Wharfedale Rural District from 1894 until 1937. In 1937 it was transferred to the Aireborough Urban District. Aireborough Urban District became part of the City of Bradford in 1974.

Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Otley in the Skyrack Wapentake.

Today Menston is part of Wharfedale Ward in the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford. According to the census of 2001 it had a population of over 4,500.

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