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Hessle, Wakefield

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Hessle, Wakefield

Hessle and Hill Top is a civil parish in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 97. Until 1974 it was part of Hemsworth Rural District. It had a population of 138 according to the 2011 census. Hessle and Hill Top is mainly farmland and woodland. In the 1870s Hessle or how it was known then Hasel was described as "a township in Wragby parish...4 miles E of Wakefield"
Administrative CountyWakefield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4317
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

Other names by which Hessle, Wakefield has been known in the past

Hasle ~ Asele ~ Hasele

Hessle, Wakefield in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hessle, township, Wragby par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles SE. of Wakefield, 645 ac., pop. 119.

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