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ID: 7010462
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010462

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Huddersfield (inhabited place)  Huddersfield (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 39 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.6500  decimal degrees
Long: 001 47 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.7833  decimal degrees

Note: Located in Colne Valley. It grew in the 18th century from a large village into a weaving center with the construction of Calder and Marsden Canal and the Industrial Revolution. It is known for its madrigal groups and football teams. Besides textiles, industries now also include engineering and chemicals.

Names:
Huddersfield (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Huddersfield (British English-P,U,N)
Huderesfeld (H,V)
Hudresfeld (H,V)  ............ used in the 12th century, meaning "Huder's feld"
Oderesfelt (H,V,Anglo-Saxon,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Odresfeld (H,V,Anglo-Saxon,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of West Yorkshire (county)  ................  West Yorkshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Kirklees (unitary authority)  ....................  Kirklees (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Huddersfield (inhabited place)  ........................  Huddersfield (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was medieval center
city (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
regional capital (C)

Related geographic places:
near/adjacent to ....  Quarmby .......... (inhabited place)
..............................  (World, Europe, United Kingdom, England, West Yorkshire, Kirklees) [7030468]

Sources and Contributors:
Huddersfield..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 557
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 116
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 86
Huderesfeld..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 255
Hudresfeld..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 255
Oderesfelt..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 317
.......................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 255
Odresfeld..........  [VP]
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 317
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 557
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 317
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 116
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 378
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2599166
..................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 255
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 86
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 317

 

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