Keighley, Bradford

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Keighley is a town in Bradford

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Keighley within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Keighley in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Keighley (pronounced Keithley), mun. bor., market town, and par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 9 miles NW. of Bradford and 222 miles from London by rail - par., 10,132 ac., pop. 30,395; bor., 1850 ac., pop. 25,247; 3 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-day, Wednesday. Through the variety and importance of its mfrs. Keighley during recent years has made great progress. Among its industries are the Bradford stuff trade, the mfr. of weaving machinery and tools, also washing, wringing, and sewing machines, and large works for the making of iron implements of many descriptions, including gas and water mains. The town is pleasantly situated among the hills surrounding Airedale. Keighley was incorporated in 1882.

Keighley in the Domesday Book

A village in Craven hundred, in the county of Yorkshire. is a Good Stuff website.