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Northowram, Calderdale

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Northowram, Calderdale

Northowram is a village in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, England that stands to the east of Halifax on the north side of Shibden valley. Southowram stands on the southern side of the valley. The village was documented in the 19th century as being in the parish of Halifax, 2½ miles north-east of Halifax and 6½ miles from Bradford. Its population at that point was 6841 and Northowram Hall was the seat of J.F. Dyson, Esq.
Post townHALIFAX
Administrative CountyCalderdale
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1126
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 code01422

Other names by which Northowram, Calderdale has been known in the past

North Owram ~ Owram ~ Owram North

Northowram, Calderdale in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Northowram, small town and township, Halifax par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - township (partly in Halifax bor.), 3520 ac., pop. 20,218; pop. of borough part, 12,879; town, 2 miles NE. of Halifax, pop. 3294; P.O.; is a local government district, and has mfrs. of worsted and silk, besides collieries and extensive stone quarries; in vicinity is the seat of Northowram Hall.

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