Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Heckmondwike within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Heckmondwike, market town and township with ry. sta., Birstal par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 8 miles NE. of Huddersfield, 697 ac., pop. 9282; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-days, Monday and Tuesday; mfrs. of blankets, carpets, rugs, pilots, and flushings; there are also ironworks and machine works; coal mines are in the neighbourhood.