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Constituent Parishes

Yorkshire West Riding:Erringden, Heptonstall, Yorkshire Langfield, Stansfield,
Todmorden, Yorkshire, Wadsworth

Lancashire: Todmorden, Lancashire Walsden, Lancashire
Later Additions (all from 1894): Blackshaw , Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire. Mytholmroyd


  •  West Yorkshire Archive Service — Calderdale, Central Library, Northgate House, Northgate, Halifax HX1 1UN. Holdings include: 1849-1927: order books, financial records, papers reference TOD 8-26, 213

1880-1911: workhouse committee minute books, admission & discharge book reference Misc 139

  •  West Yorkshire Archive Service Wakefield

Registry of Deeds
Newstead Road

Tel: 01924 305980
Fax: 01924 305983 Email:
 Website: 1879-1932: workhouse cttee minutes, reports, papers, infirmary registers, indoor relief lists C453/1, 5


  • Todmorden Workhouse by Anthony Chadwick (Ripon Museum Trust leaflet, 1996)
  • White, W. (1847) Directory and Topography of Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Wakefield, and the whole of the clothing districts of the West Riding of Yorkshire
  • Heywood, M., Heywood, F. and Jennings, B. A History of Todmorden, Smith Settle Ltd, 1996.
  • Holden, J. A Short History of Todmorden, Manchester University Press, 1912.
  • Jennings, B. Pennine Valley: History of Upper Calderdale Dalesman Publishing Co Ltd, 1992.


For more information on the history of the Todmorden workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site:


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