|General Notes on Rastrick|
Rastrick is a district of Calderdale to the south of Brighouse and neighbouring on Elland and Huddersfield. Until the coming of the turnpikes and the canals, the town was originally more important than Brighouse which lay in the swampy valley bottom. There was much quarrying in the area in the 19th century.
The name appears in Domesday Book as Rastric, and is variously spelled as Rashryke, Rasterick and means a halting place, a resting place, or a place where horses can be rested.
Watson suggest that the name is of Old English origin and means a sleeping hill, a raised ridge with a resting place for travellers, or a place of accommodation for travellers.
In 1284, an inquest reported that the village of Rastrick was rated at 13/- and at that time contained only 6 freemen. The rest were, according to the inquest
native tenantes, villans or bondsmen
The surname Rastrick originated here.
There was a maypole here until the mid-19th century.
Rastrick became a part of the new Borough of Brighouse in 1893.
|Some sites, sights and other entries for Rastrick|
Aire Terrace Co-Op, Rastrick Asa Farrar Stone, Rastrick Back Brade Farm, Rastrick Back Braid Farm, Rastrick Badger Hill Reservoir, Rastrick Birds Royd House Reservoir, Rastrick Birds Royd House, Rastrick Birds Royd Black Gress, Rastrick Boothroyd Park, Rastrick Boothroyd, Rastrick Boothroyd, Rastrick Borough Treasurer: Rastrick Bottom o' th' Town, Rastrick Bottomley's Yard, Rastrick Bowling Alley Farm, Rastrick Bowling Green, Rastrick Bramston Street Gymnasium, Rastrick Bramston Street recreation ground Bridge End Co-Op, Rastrick Bridge End Sunday School, Rastrick Briggroyd, Rastrick Brighouse & Rastrick Band The Brighouse & Rastrick Chronicle The Brighouse & Rastrick Express The Brighouse & Rastrick Gazette Brighouse & Rastrick Naturalists' Society Brighouse & Rastrick Savings Bank Brighouse & Rastrick Temperance Brass Band Brighouse & Rastrick Women's Liberal Association Brighouse Fields Co-Op, Rastrick Brighouse (for Rastrick) Railway Station Brook Grains Hill Baths, Rastrick Brooklyn House, Rastrick Brookrennels, Rastrick Brow Lee, Rastrick Calder House, Rastrick Carr Green Nursing Home, Rastrick Castle Fields, Rastrick Castle Hill Co-Op, Rastrick Castle Hill House, Rastrick Castle Hill Wood, Rastrick Castle Hill, Rastrick Castlefields, Rastrick Chapel Croft, Rastrick Cheetham Estate, Rastrick Church Street Co-Op, Rastrick Clay Hall, Rastrick Cliffe's Buildings, Rastrick Common Cliffe Field House, Rastrick Cliffe Hall Club, Rastrick Cliffe House, Rastrick Clough House, Rastrick Cottage Residential Home, Rastrick Croft House, Rastrick Cross Lanes House, Rastrick Crow Trees Cottage, Rastrick Crowtrees, Rastrick Delf Cottage, Rastrick Fern House, Rastrick Field Lane Co-Op, Rastrick Firth House, Rastrick Fox Croft, Rastrick Foxcroft Estate, Rastrick Grainings, Rastrick Grantham Park, Rastrick Grantham Green Royd, Rastrick Halifax Steam Brewing Company, Rastrick Harry Castle Hill, Rastrick Healey Wood House, Rastrick Healey Wood, Rastrick Hepper Botham, Rastrick Hipperholme-cum-Brighouse & Rastrick Reformers' Association History of Brighouse, Rastrick, & Hipperholme History of Rastrick Grammar School 1621-1985 The Hollins, Rastrick Holly Bank House, Rastrick Holly House, Rastrick Ivy House, Rastrick Jagger Dam, Rastrick The Knowle, Rastrick Lands Farm, Rastrick Lands House, Rastrick Lands Reservoir, Rastrick Lands Reservoir, Rastrick Lillands Farm, Rastrick Lodge, Rastrick Longroyd, Rastrick Longroyde Hospital, Rastrick Longroyde Park, Rastrick Lower Edge, Elland Lower Woodhouse, Rastrick Miln Cliff, Rastrick Morton Villa, Rastrick Nether Woodhouse, Rastrick New Dick, Rastrick New Hall Riding, Rastrick Newlands, Rastrick Nunnery Farm, Rastrick
Oaks Green Co-Op, Rastrick Oaks Green, Rastrick The Oaks, Rastrick Pelico House, Rastrick The Poplars, Rastrick Quakers in Brighouse & Rastrick Ramsden's Baths, Rastrick Rastrick Beck Rastrick Board of Guardians Rastrick Botanical Naturalists' Society Rastrick Bowling Club Rastrick Bowling Green Company Limited Rastrick Bridge Rastrick Brighouses Rastrick British Restaurant Rastrick Building Company Limited Rastrick Burial Board Rastrick Carnival Rastrick Churchwardens Rastrick Common Post Office Rastrick constables Rastrick Constitutional Club Rastrick Co-operative Store Rastrick Cricket Club Rastrick Cross The Rastrick family Rastrick Finishing Company Rastrick Fire Station Rastrick Free Library Rastrick Free Wanderers Football Club Rastrick Gas Company Rastrick Glee & Madrigal Society Rastrick Hall Rastrick Handloom Weavers Rastrick House Rastrick House Lodge Rastrick Liberal Club Rastrick Library, Crowtrees Lane Rastrick Library, Ogden Lane Rastrick Local Board Rastrick Local History Group Rastrick Lock-Up Rastrick, Manor of Rastrick Mechanics' Institute Rastrick [No 4885] Masonic Lodge Rastrick or Brighouse? Rastrick Overseers of the Poor Rastrick Parish Centre Rastrick Police Station Rastrick Post Office Rastrick Private Subscription Bowling Club Rastrick School Board Rastrick Society for the Prosecution of Felons Rastrick Viaduct, Bridge End Rastrick Vicarage Rastrick War Memorial Rastrick Ward, Halifax Rastrick Water Company Rastrick Workhouse Red Cross Model Lodging House, Rastrick Rosemary Park, Rastrick Round Hill, Rastrick Ryburn Villa, Rastrick Saint John's Ambulance Hall, Rastrick Saint Winifred's Nursing Home, Rastrick Scar Mill Cliff, Rastrick Scotty Well, Rastrick Smith's Botanical Gardens, Rastrick Smith's Homes, Rastrick Snake Hill Ford, Rastrick Snake Hill, Rastrick South Lodge, Rastrick Sparrow Park, Rastrick Spout, Rastrick Star Steps, Rastrick Strangstry Wood, Rastrick Thorncliffe, Rastrick Thornhill Road Co-Op, Rastrick Thornton Cottage Homes, Rastrick Throstle Nest Farm, Rastrick Toothill Court, Rastrick The Toothill family of Rastrick Toothill Grove, Rastrick Toothill Hall Lodge, Rastrick Toothill Hall, Rastrick Toothill Lane Well, Rastrick Top o' th' Town, Rastrick Town Clerk: Rastrick Towser, Rastrick Upper Edge, Elland Victoria Youth Club, Rastrick Vulcan House, Rastrick White House, Rastrick Woodhouse Hall, Rastrick Woodhouse Lane Co-Op, Rastrick Woodhouse Park Estate, Rastrick Woodhouse, Rastrick The Clay family of Rastrick The Firth family of Rastrick The Fryer family of Rastrick The Thornhill family of Rastrick
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