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Emley, Kirklees

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Emley, Kirklees

Emley is a village in West Yorkshire, England, between Huddersfield and Wakefield with a population of 1,867 according to the 2001 census. It is 4.5 miles east of Huddersfield and 5 miles west of Wakefield. The village lies in moorland close to the Emley Moor transmitting station. Emley dates from Anglo-Saxon times.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2413
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 code01924

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

Elmesly ~ Elmley ~ Amelai ~ Ameleie

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

Emley, par., township, and vil., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 7 miles SE. of Huddersfield -- par., 4948 ac. (including part of Skelmanthorpe in High Hoyland par.), pop. 2638; township, 3556 ac., pop. 1289; P.O.

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