General Notes

The community of Exley is a district of Calderdale to the south of Siddal and north of Elland.

The element ex often means water, so the name may mean pasture by the water.

However, the name Ecclesley is mentioned in the 13th century, and may be derived from the Celtic word for a church, egles, and the Old English leah, meaning church field, thus suggesting a connection with a pre-Conquest church – see also kirk.

It was the site of the Halifax Zoo & Amusement Park from 1909 to 1917

Some sites, sights and other entries for Exley

Back Hall, Exley
Backhold Hall, Exley
Backhold Housing Estate, Exley
Backhold, Exley

Chevinedge, Exley

The Dean family of Exley & Elland

Electric Theatre, Exley
Exley Bank Farm
Exley Bank Laundry
Exley County Secondary Modern School
Exley Hall
Exley Hall Farm
Exley High School
Exley House, Exley Bank

Exley Lea, Exley
Exley Park, Exley
Exley Sandstone Quarry
Exley Zoo Skating Rink

Highfield House, Elland

Park Lane High School, Exley
Park Nook Lock, Exley
Park Nook, Exley

South Halifax High School, Exley

Wood Nook, Exley

The Zoo, Halifax

Beerhouses & Pubs in Exley

Several beerhouses and public houses have been recorded in and around Exley, including

See Ashley and Pubs in Siddal

© Malcolm Bull 2022
Revised 00:51 / 27th October 2022 / 5500

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