Scholes is a village near
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire,
village is 8 km (5 miles) south of Bradford between
Wyke and Cleckheaton near to the M62
The village was originally known as "Scales"
and was a
in the township of Cleckheaton. In the
18th century the most prominent industry in the village was
(combing cotton or linen.). Later on a
opened in the area but that
closed early in the 20th century.
Other Scholes in West Yorkshire
There are two other villages and a hamlet in West Yorkshire known
as "Scholes". One village is near
Holmfirth, the other is near Leeds and a hamlet near Oakworth, near
others see Scholes