What is West Yorkshire?

  • (noun): A metropolitan county in northern England.

West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county within the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England with a population of 2.2 million. West Yorkshire came into existence as a metropolitan county in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972.

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List Of People From West Yorkshire
... The list of people from West Yorkshire, in northern England, is divided by metropolitan borough ... West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county created in 1974 and so people from the area before this year were from the earlier West Riding of Yorkshire ...
List Of Tripoints Of England - Ceremonial County Tripoints
... Dorset Hampshire Wiltshire SU031211 Hampshire West Sussex Surrey SU873326 East Sussex Surrey West Sussex TQ419398 East Sussex Kent Surrey TQ434401 ... Somerset Wiltshire ST799585 Cleveland Durham North Yorkshire NZ196157 ...
List Of Large Council Estates In The UK - England - West Yorkshire - Wakefield
... There are three contiguous estates in west Wakefield, which have a combined population of around 18000 Flanshaw (pop ...
Places Associated With The Levett Family
... Hardwick House, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk Breamore House, Hampshire Roche Abbey, South Yorkshire Sibton Abbey, Yoxford, Suffolk Normanton, West Yorkshire ... East Sussex Great Longstone, Derbyshire Wickersley, South Yorkshire Westbourne, West Sussex Beckley, Oxfordshire Botolphs, West Sussex Warbleton, East Sussex Little Horsted, East Sussex ...
First Calderdale & Huddersfield - History
... The company of today originally formed part of the Yorkshire Rider company in the 1980s and 1990s, which operated most of the services in the West Yorkshire area ... deregulation with the town suffix at the end of the name, Calderdale was Yorkshire Rider Halifax, Kirklees was Yorkshire Rider Huddersfield ... Yorkshire Rider continued operation of services until 1994 when the company was purchased by Badgerline Group, who would merge with Grampian Regional Transport in 1995 to form the First Group ...

Famous quotes containing the word west:

    It’s a fine land, the west land, for hearts as tired as mine,
    Apple orchards blossom there, and the air’s like wine.
    John Masefield (1878–1967)