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Thurstonland, Kirklees

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Thurstonland, Kirklees

Thurstonland is a small rural village in the Civil Parish of Kirkburton of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. It has a population of almost 400. Thurstonland urban district was created in 1894 and merged with Farnley Tyas urban district in 1925. Both were abolished in 1938 under a County Review Order, with the majority of the district merging into the Kirkburton urban district and the remainder into the Holmfirth urban district. It is just outside the borders of the Peak District National Park.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1610
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

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

Thurstonland, township, Kirkburton par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4½ miles SE. of Huddersfield, 2106 ac., pop. 997; is a local government district.

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