Copley is a district of Halifax, on the floor of the Calder valley below Skircoat Green and between Sowerby Bridge and Elland.
Adam de Copley is mentioned at the time of William the Conqueror's siege of York in 1070.
Copley was incorporated into the Borough of Halifax in 1900.
In 1847, the Ackroyd family left Boy Mill, Luddendenfoot and moved worsted production to Copley. Jonathan Akroyd bought land and the mill and conceived Copley model village for their employees. This was built by his son Edward Akroyd in 1849.
The name means field with a copse of small trees, clearing beneath a hill, clearing on a hill or clearing belonging to [someone called] Cop
|Some sites, sights and other entries for Copley|
Cherry Well, Copley Copley & Skircoat Band Copley & Skircoat Green Conservative Club Copley Arms, Skircoat Copley Chemical Works Copley Council School Copley Cricket Club Copley Data Centre Copley Evening School Copley Factory School Copley Gas Works Copley Gate Copley Hall Copley Horticultural & Floral Society Copley Industrial Co-operative Society Copley Lane Canal Bridge Copley Lane Railway Bridge Copley Liberal Club Copley Library Copley mill Copley Mills Copley Mills Brass Band Copley model village Copley National School Copley Police Station Copley Post Office Copley Primary School Copley Railway Station Copley Range Copley River Bridge Copley Sewage Plant Copley Toll Booth Copley Viaduct Copley Vicarage
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|Beerhouses & Pubs in Copley|
Several beerhouses and public houses have been recorded in and around Copley, including
See Copley surname, Thomas de Talvace and The Savile family of Copley
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