Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Kirklees

We have very good coverage for Kirklees Metropolitan Borough, which was formed in 1974 from the Dewsbury and Huddersfield County Boroughs, Batley and Spenborough Municipal Boroughs, and Colne Valley, Denby Dale, Heckmondwike, Holmfirth, Kirkburton, Meltham and Mirfield Urban Districts.

The following titles are all taken from the OS 25" maps and reduced to a scale of approximately 14 inches to the mile. Each covers an area of a mile and a half by one mile, and includes an introduction. Click on the links below for further details. All maps are available from our On-line Mapshop.

Here are the details of maps for Roberttown:

  • Yorkshire Sheet 232.13 Roberttown & Hartshead 1905 - published 2014; intro by John Hargreaves. ISBN.978-1-84784-759-1

    This detailed map covers the village of Robert Town (or Roberttown), within Liversedge UDC, and extends westward to include Hartshead village.

    Features include St Peter's church Hartshead, Sepulchre Hill, Hare Park Mills, Hartshead village, Beggerington, Peep Green Road, Bullace Trees, Little Thorpe, Robert Town, All Saints church, Balm Mills, Pogg Myres, Low Fold, Woodfield House, Old Hall Farm, Woodfield Mill, Duxbury Hall, etc. We include 1889 directories of Roberttown and Hartshead on the reverse. The map is especially interesting for its links with Patrick Brontë and the Chartist movement.

    The map links up with sheets 232.09 Hightown to the north, 231.16 Clifton to the west, 232.14 Heckmondwike to the east, 247.01 Mirfield NW to the south.

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  • Maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. Follow this link for a complete list of our Kirklees maps; or here for the whole Yorkshire series.
    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 26 January 2018