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Almondbury, Kirklees

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Almondbury, Kirklees

Almondbury is a village 2 miles south-east of Huddersfield town centre in West Yorkshire, England. The population of Almondbury in 2001 was 7,368 Almondbury appears in the Domesday Book as "Almondeberie". After the Norman Conquest, the land around the village was held by the powerful De Lacy family, who gave their name to De Lacy Avenue. For 300 years up until the 17th century, the village's Monday Market was the most important in the area.
Post townHuddersfield
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1615
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
 

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

Albanbury ~ Albon Bury ~ Almon Bery ~ Almond Bury ~ Almaneberie

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

Almondbury, par. and township, S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 2 miles SE. of Huddersfield -- par., 30,584 ac., pop. 52,970; township (wholly in parl. and mun. bor. of Huddersfield), 2636 ac., pop. 13,977; has cotton and woollen mfrs. At Almondbury are traces of an ancient castle.

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