Huddersfield Crematorium

Huddersfield Crematorium: Beneath you may check out a map of Huddersfield crematorium showing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is found between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be conveniently accessed via the M62 motorway, it is about 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Employ the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) buttons on this map, if you need a better view.

Huddersfield Crematorium Map: Here it is possible to look at a map of Huddersfield crematorium revealing locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England UK. Huddersfield can be found between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be reached from the M62 motorway, it is around 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

About Huddersfield: A very large and historic market town located in the county of West Yorkshire, England, UK, Huddersfield at the current time is the UK's 11th largest town, having a population of about 168,000. The town is positioned midway between the cities of Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and it is about 190 miles driving distance from London.

Huddersfield is the administrative centre of the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the largest urban area in this borough. It stands in the valleys of two rivers, the Holme and Colne and the confluence of these 2 rivers is just to the south of the town adjacent to the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a mostly industrial town, famous over the years for the manufacturing of wool, chemicals, electric motors, sheet metal and textiles. The town was the scene of much unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when a group known as the Luddites, frightened of losing their livelihood owing to more and more mechanization, wrecked machines and mills and even attacked and murdered mill owners. Regardless of the predominance or industry the largest employer in Huddersfield at present is the University.

The area has been settled for more than 4,000 years, starting with Neolithic man and proceeding through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to the present day. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, a Roman fort at Slack Lane (Outlane) and an early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was mentioned in the Domesday Book (written in 1086) where it was referred to as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a long sporting tradition and is the birthplace of Rugby League, which came into being at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on the 29th August 1895, when twenty two clubs broke away from the RFU in a dispute over players being paid. Also in 1895 the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their football club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded some years later in 1908 and at present holds a place in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield Town were winners of the FA Cup in 1922 (at Stamford Bridge) and were also famous for winning 3 successive league titles in the 1920's.

The town has been the birthplace of quite a few notable Huddersfield including the likes of film actor James Mason, former PM Harold Wilson, Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer) and athlete Derek Ibbotson.

The dialling code for Huddersfield is 01484 and the postcode for Huddersfield is HD1-6 HD7-9 and the Ordnance Survey map ref is: SE145165.

Some of the towns and villages surrounding Huddersfield are: Moldgreen, Lindley, Blackmoorfoot, Kirkburton, Lockwood, Honley, Tandem, Almondbury, Milnsbridge, Longwood, Outlane, Hillhouse, Armitage Bridge, Brighouse, Ainley Top, Oakes Marsh, Brackenhall, Waterloo, Deighton, Birkby, Primrose Hill, Southgate, Highburton, Farnley Tyas, Crossland Moor, Golcar, Elland, Marsh, Kirkheaton, Mirfield, Dewsbury, Linthwaite, Newsome, Slaithwaite, Berry Brow, Barkisland, Fenay Bridge, Fartown, Holywell Green, South Crosland, Paddock.

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