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Honley, Kirklees

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Honley, Kirklees

Honley is a large village in West Yorkshire, England, near to Holmfirth and Huddersfield situated on the banks of the River Holme in the Holme Valley. In 2001 it had a population of 5,897 according to the census.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1311
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
Population5,897 (2001 Census)

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

Hanleia ~ Hanlei

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

Honley, township and vil. with ry. sta., Almondbury par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3½ miles S. of Huddersfield, 2435 ac., pop. 5070; P.O., T.O.; has extensive woollen mills.

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