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Upton, Wakefield

Upton is a village and civil parish in West Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 3,541. It is situated south of Badsworth and north of North Elmsall and is part of the SESKU area. The village is also in the WF9 postal area and very close to the South Yorkshire boundary. Recent recognised villagers include playwright John Godber and Aida Mason (formerly the oldest living woman in England).
Post townPONTEFRACT
Administrative CountyWakefield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4713
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
Population3,541 (2001)
 

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

Uptun

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

Upton, township (ry. sta. Upton and North Elmsall), Badsworth par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 6 miles S. of Pontefract, 1113 ac., pop. 259.

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