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Photo gallery: Historic Farsley - the Leeds village mentioned in the Domesday Book

FEBRUARY 1989:  Woodhouse's textile mill.
FEBRUARY 1989: Woodhouse's textile mill.
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It is mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book as Ferselleia.

And during the industrial revolution Farsley was a centre for wool processing.

It’s most famous export is arguably Samuel Marsden, a Church of England priest and pioneer of the Australian wool industry who is believed to have introduced Christianity to New Zealand.

Enjoy these historic images of the village plucked from the Yorkshire Evening Post archive.

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