Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Thornhill within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Thornhill, town, par., and township with ry. sta., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - par., 8120 ac., pop. 13,016; township (partly in parl. bor. of Dewsbury), 2564 ac., pop. 7857; town (comprising Thornhill and Lower Whitley townships), 3602 ac., pop. 8843; P.O.; is a local government district; the sta. is 1½ mile SW. of Dewsbury.
A village in Agbrigg hundred, in the county of Yorkshire.