Normanton, Wakefield

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Normanton is a town in Wakefield

Other current and historical names

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

Normanton in historic gazetteers

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

Normanton.-- town, par., and township, S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3 miles NE. of Wakefield and 10 miles SE. of Leeds by rail - par., 4124 ac., pop. 12,452; town and township, 1227 ac., pop. 8038; P.O., T.O., 1 newspaper. Normanton carries on coal mining, iron working, and a large agricultural trade. The sta. is one of great importance, being the junction of 3 extensive railways, the Midland, the Lancashire and Yorkshire, and the North-Eastern.

Normanton in the Domesday Book

A village in Agbrigg hundred, in the county of Yorkshire.

Two manors recorded in Domesday. is a Good Stuff website.