Jefferys' Map of Yorkshire (1771) - sheet 7
Thomas Jefferys (c.1719–1771) was a cartographer and engraver who produced a series of English country large-scale maps in the 1760s and 1770s.
The following sheet from The County of York Survey'd in MDCCLXVII, VIII, IX and MDCCLXX (1771) was digitised by McMaster University and made available under a CC BY-NC 2.5 CA licence.
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The major habitations shown on this sheet are Bradford, Halifax, Harewood, Huddersfield, Keighley, Leeds, Otley, Peniston (Penistone), and Skipton. The inset is a plan of Leeds.
The minor habitations include Addingham, Almondbury, Batley, Bingley, Bradfield, Brighouse, Carlton, Cawthorne, Dewsbury, Ealand (Elland), Flockton, Haworth, Hebden Bridge, High Hoyland, Holmfirth, Honley, Horbury, Ilkley, Kildwick, Kirk Burton (Kirkburton), Kirk Heaton (Kirkheaton), Linley (Lindley), Marsden, Meltham, Milnsbrigg (Milnsbridge), Mirfield, Mosley, Quarmby, Rastrick, Ripponden, Saddleworth, Silkston (Silkstone), Slaughwaite (Slaithwaite), Staneland (Stainland), Stanington, Thornhill, Thornton, and Woodchurch.
Placenames ending with "H." indicate "House", e.g. Hickle House near Meltham.
Local Placename Spellings
Some of the local placename spellings which differ from modern spellings are given below:
|1771 map||modern spelling|
|Armatage Fold||Armitage Fold|
|Laſcels Hall||Lascelles Hall|
|Linfitt Hall||Linthwaite Hall|
|Slipcourt Hill||Scapegoat Hill|
|Smith Place||Smithy Place|
|Snealsden Pike||Snailsden Pike|
|Starthese Hall||Storthes Hall|
|Werts Hill||Worts Hill|