Greetland is a district of Calderdale to the south of Halifax, and bordered to the south by Stainland.
Greetland was a part of the Honour of Pontefract and of the township of Elland-cum-Greetland.
The greater part of the township was moorland until 1803, when an Act was passed for its enclosure.
The parish of Greetland was created in 1861.
It was an independent authority 1894-1937.
The name may mean land of grit, sand or gravel from the Old English word meaning a gravelly place.
Pronunciation: The word is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable and with the final syllable having the neutral schwa vowel: greet-lənd
|Some sites, sights and other entries for Greetland|
Adelaide Works, Greetland Bank Top Farm, Greetland Bilberry Hall Pleasure Grounds, Greetland Bilberry Hall, Greetland Bradley House, Greetland Bradley Mill Farm, Greetland Branch Road Inn, Greetland Brandy Brian Royd Mill, Greetland Brian Royd, Greetland Bridge Hotel, Greetland Brow Bridge Inn, Greetland Bryan Royd, Greetland Bull Fields, Greetland Cambodunum Central Buildings, Stainland Cheapside, Greetland Clay House Mills, Greetland Clay House, West Vale Claye House, Greetland Clothiers' Arms, Greetland Coach House, Greetland Crawstone Clough, Greetland Crawstone Hall, Greetland Cullingworth's School, Greetland Dean Top Delph, Greetland Druids' Arms, Greetland Elland-cum-Greetland Board of Guardians Elland-cum-Greetland Female Friendly Society Elland-cum-Greetland Overseers of the Poor Elland with Greetland Workhouse Ellistones House, Greetland Ellistones Lane Toll House, Greetland Ellistones Mill, West Vale Far Barsey Farm, Greetland Far Turbury, Greetland Fir Grove, Greetland Fleece, Greetland Gallypole Hill George Mitchell Memorial Institute, Greetland Glenholme, Greetland Golden Fleece, Greetland Greetland & District Trading Society Limited Greetland & Stainland Ward, Halifax Greetland & West Vale Aged People's Treat Committee Greetland & West Vale Brass Band Greetland & West Vale Fire Brigade Greetland & West Vale Mechanics' Hall Greetland AFC Greetland Aid in Sickness Fund Greetland & Lindwell Methodist Church Greetland Board School Greetland branch of the Halifax Permanent Building Society Greetland Co-Op Greetland Conservative Club Greetland Council Schools Greetland Cricket Club Greetland District Council Greetland Dye Works Greetland Dyeing Company Limited Greetland Economic Stores Greetland Fire Brigade Greetland Fire Station Greetland Liberal Club Greetland Library Greetland Local Board Greetland Male Voice Choir Greetland Mechanics' Institute Greetland Methodist Church Greetland Methodist Church: Graveyard Greetland Mutual Improvement Society Greetland Naturalist Group Greetland, Parish of Greetland Post Office Greetland Primary School Greetland Railway Station Greetland School Board Greetland Sewage Works Greetland Sunday School Greetland Urban District Council Greetland Viaduct Greetland Vicarage Greetland Vocal Union Greetland Waterworks Greetland well Greetland Wesley Church Greetland Wesleyan Chapel Greetland, West Vale & District Agricultural Association Greetland, West Vale & Stainland Coal Society Manor of Greetland Grove House, Greetland Haughcroft End, Greetland Holly Mount, Greetland
Hollyns Mill, Greetland Holybank Mill, Greetland Howcroft Head, Greetland Ingwood, Greetland Jagger Bridge, Greetland Lindwell Day School, Greetland Lindwell Lindwell Primitive Methodist Church, Greetland Lower Barsey Farm, Greetland Lower Brandy Hole, Greetland Lower Ellistones Mill, Greetland Lower Greetland Lower High Trees, Greetland Lower Tinker Hey, Greetland Lyndhurst, Greetland Mansfield House, Lindwell North Dean Oil Works, Greetland North Dean Woods, Greetland The Nutton family of Elland-cum-Greetland Oaklands House, Greetland Oatland House, Greetland Old Mill, Greetland Onecliffe House, Greetland Orchard House, Greetland Outram's Dam, Greetland Peel House, Greetland Post Office Buildings, Barkisland Rat, Greetland Rose & Crown, Greetland Rose Mount, Greetland Saint Thomas's Church, Greetland Saint Thomas's Sunday School, Greetland Scarr Bottom Mills, Greetland Scholes Farm, Greetland Shears, Greetland Shoulder of Mutton, Greetland David Trevor Shutt South View, Greetland Sportsman's, Greetland Spring Beck Farm, Greetland Spring Head, Greetland Spring Rock Farm, Greetland Spring Rock, Greetland Springfield Dye Works, Greetland Springfield Woollen Mill, Greetland Springfield Works, Greetland Springhill Quarry, Greetland Star, Greetland Stubbing Farm, Greetland Sunnybank, Greetland Swayneroyde, Greetland Syke House Mill, Greetland Syke House, Greetland Thick Hollins, Greetland Thornfield United Free Methodist Church, Greetland Tinker Hey Farm, Greetland Upper Brandy Hole, Greetland Upper Ellistones, Greetland Upper Greetland Upper Greetland Council Office Upper Greetland Pig Club Upper Greetland Waterworks Upper High Trees, Greetland Upper Scholes Farm, Greetland Upper Tinker Hey, Greetland Wall Nook Primitive Methodist Chapel, Greetland Wall Nook Quarry, Greetland Washington House, Greetland Water Trough, Greetland Wesleyan Methodist Day School, Greetland Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School, Greetland Wesleyan Reform Chapel, Greetland West Vale Corn Mills, Greetland West Vale Mechanics' Institute West Vale Woodfield Drive, Greetland Woodfield Grange Nursing Home, Greetland Woodfield House, Greetland Woodfield Mill, Greetland Woolshops Economic Stores The Ashworth family of Elland-cum-Greetland The Fielding family of Elland-cum-Greetland The Parkinson family of Elland-cum-Greetland The Ramsden family of Greetland The Thornton family of Elland-cum-Greetland Martin Green Lane Toll House, Greetland
|Beerhouses & Pubs in Greetland|
Several beerhouses and public houses have been recorded in and around Greetland, including
See Lower Greetland
Malcolm Bull 2017 /
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