Place:Thorpe (near Rothwell), West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameThorpe (near Rothwell)
Alt namesThorpe
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoRothwell, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district of which it was a part until 1974
Leeds (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

GENUKI, quoting from a gazetteer of 1822, describes Thorpe near Rothwell or Thorpe on the Hill as the seat of William Fenton, Esq., which was 4 miles south of Leeds and 4½ miles from Wakefield with a population of 80.

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