Austonley  West Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Austonley like this:

AUSTONLEY, a township in Almondbury parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Colne, 2 miles SW of Holmfirth r. station, and 6½ SSW of Huddersfield. Acres, 1,760. Real property, £5,698. Pop., 1,901. Houses, 363. Many of the inhabitants are employed in manufactories. SeeHolmeBridge.

Austonley through time

Austonley is now part of Kirklees district. Click here for graphs and data of how Kirklees has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Austonley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Austonley, in Kirklees and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th January 2020

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