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Marsden, Kirklees

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Marsden, Kirklees

Marsden is a large village within the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, in West Yorkshire, England, 7 miles west of Huddersfield and located at the confluence of the River Colne and the Wessenden Brook. The village has a population of 4,440 (Kirklees Council mid-year estimate 2008)http://www. kirklees. gov. uk/community/statistics/census-by-town/settlements/Marsden. pdf.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE0411
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01484
Population3,499 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Marsden, Kirklees has been known in the past

Marsden in Almondbury ~ Marsden in Huddersfield

Marsden, Kirklees in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Marsden, town with ry. sta., Almondbury and Huddersfield pars., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Colne, 7 miles SW. of Huddersfield, pop. 3319; P.O., T.O.; has woollen, cotton, and silk factories; in vicinity of Marsden is a railway tunnel 3 miles 61 yards long.

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