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Wadsley, Sheffield

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Wadsley, Sheffield

Wadsley is a suburb of the City of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England. It stands five km NW of the city centre at an approximate grid reference of SK321905. Wadsley was formerly a rural village which was engulfed by the expansion of Sheffield in the early part of the 20th century.
Administrative CountySheffield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSK3190
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code0114

Wadsley, Sheffield in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wadsley, eccl. dist. and ry. sta. (Wadsley Bridge), Ecclesfield par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Don, Smiles NW. of Sheffield, pop. 7248; P.O., and P.O. at sta., called Wadsley Bridge; has steel rolling, and mfrs. of knives, files, and combs. The South Yorkshire County Lunatic Asylum is close to the station.

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