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Shelley, Kirklees

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Shelley, Kirklees

Shelley is a village in the county of West Yorkshire, England, 3 miles (5 km) north of Holmfirth and 6 miles (9.5 km) south east of Huddersfield. It sometimes appears as Shelley Woodhouse and has a population of 3,059 (2001 census). http://www. kirklees. gov. uk/community/statistics/census-by-settlement/KS02settle2003. xls It is part of the Kirkburton ward of the local council. Road transport links are provided by the A629 and B6116.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2011
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

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

Shelley, town and township, Kirkburton par., N. div., West-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SE. of Huddersfield, 1568 ac., pop. 1687; P.O.; has several woollen manufactories.

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