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South Crosland, Kirklees

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South Crosland, Kirklees

South Crosland is a village in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire, England. It was originally a chapelry in the civil parish of Almondbury, and became a separate civil parish in 1866. It became an urban district in 1894 under the Local Government Act 1894. The parish and urban district was abolished under a County Review Order in 1938, being split between the county borough of Huddersfield, the Holmfirth Urban District, and the Meltham urban district.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1112
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

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

Crosland ~ Crosland South ~ Crossland ~ Crossland South ~ South Crossland

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

Crosland, South, township, Almondbury par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Colne, 3 miles SW. of Huddersfield, 1834 ac., pop. 3048.

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