Place:Sowerby, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Coordinates53.707°N 1.936°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoCalderdale, West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: Sowerby in the West Riding of Yorkshire (West Yorkshire), described here, should not be confused with Sowerby Bridge (larger and adjacent) or with Sowerby (near Thirsk) in the North Riding.

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Sowerby is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, in West Yorkshire, England. It lies in the Pennines, contiguous with Sowerby Bridge, 3.7 miles (6.0 km) west-southwest of Halifax and 7.6 miles (12.2 km) west-northwest of Huddersfield.

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