Baines' Directory (1822) - Upperthong

The following section is reproduced from Baines' Directory: History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, Volume 1 (1822) compiled by Edward Baines.

For the transcription of professions, entries have been reformatted to: firstname surname, location (extra details)

The following is a transcription of a historic document and may contain occasional errors.


Thong (Upper), in the parish of Almondbry, wap. of Agbrigg, and manor of Wakefield ; 6 miles S. of Huddersfield. Population 1437.

  • John Halmshaw, joiner & cabinet maker
  • John Hinclilffe, gentleman
  • Joseph Hirst, gentleman
  • Alexander Hollingworth, victualler, Star
  • Elizabeth Taylor, gentlewoman


  • Ellen Carter
  • Richard Woodhead

Woollen Manufacturers.

  • Joshua Bower
  • John Brook
  • Joheph Brook
  • Hamer Brook
  • James Carter
  • William Dickinson
  • Hannah Moody
  • Matthew Moorhouse

Baines' Directory (1822) - Upperthong

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