Batley History Group

Batley Statistics

Welcome to a brand new section for the website which we hope you find both informative and exciting.

We are fortunate to have a brilliant team of researchers with us and with their help and, it is hoped, YOURS too, we aim to provide you with vital Batley related statistics to give you a historical snapshot of life in Batley in a previous time…

Firstly, we are looking at the population growth from 1801 to 1931…

As we all know Batley played an important role in the age of textiles, specialising in the manufacture of Shoddy & Mungo, we were, you could argue, the original recyclers! Here is a fascinating insight into the different occupations held by the people of Batley…

We shall be adding more and more statistics to this page in the near future but, please, if you have any statistics of your own that you would like us to share then please do get in touch with us.

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