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
Brakehole Brockholes
Combs Cowmes
Dolton Dalton
Elmley Emley
Foulstone Fulstone
Golker Golcar
Laſcels Hall Lascelles Hall
Linfitt Hall Linthwaite Hall
Linley Lindley
Lockmood Lockwood
Milnſbrigg Milnsbridge
Newsham Newsome
Oaks Oakes
Salladine Salendine
Slaughwaite Slaithwaite
Slipcourt Hill Scapegoat Hill
Smith Place Smithy Place
Snealsden Pike Snailsden Pike
Starthese Hall Storthes Hall
Tottis Totties
Werts Hill Worts Hill