Farnley Tyas Yorkshire Family History Guide

Farnley Tyas is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1840 from Almondbury Ancient Parish. 

Other places in the parish include: Farnley Hey and Woodsome Lees. 

Alternative names: Almondbury St Lucius

Riding: West Riding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1840
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FARNLEY-TYAS, a township-chapelry in Almondbury parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 1½ mile E by N of Berry-Brow r. station, and 4 SE by S of Huddersfield. It contains the hamlets of Farnley-Hey and Woodsome-Lees. Post town, Almondbury, under Huddersfield. Acres, 1,623. Real property, £2,307. Pop., 702. Houses, 151. Building stone and coal are worked. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £100. Patron, the Earl of Dartmouth. The church is good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Huddersfield
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: Post-1835 - Ripon, Pre-1836 - York
Rural Deanery: Pontefract
Poor Law Union: Huddersfield
Hundred: Agbrigg
Province: York