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Towns, Cities and Market Villages in Yorkshire

Name the settlements with City Status, a Town Charter, or had permission to hold a market, and/or fair.
Includes areas pre-1974 county boundary changes
Does not include Stockton-upon-Tees (Borough), due to the actual town not being in Yorkshire
Does not include the sunken towns in East Yorkshire
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Answer
Aberford
Adwalton
Askern
Austwick
Baildon
Barnoldswick
Barnsley
Batley
Bawtry
Bedale
Beverley
Bingley
Birstall
Boroughbridge
Bradford
Brandesburton
Bridlington
Brierley
Brighouse
Brough
Castleford
Cleckheaton
Colburn
Conisbrough
Denholme
Dewsbury
Dinnington
Doncaster
Earby
Easingwold
Eastfield
Egton
Elland
Emley
Eston
Farsley
Featherstone
Filey
Garforth
Giggleswick
Gomersal
Goole
Grassington
Great Driffield
Guisborough
Guiseley
Halifax
Hampsthwaite
Harrogate
Hatfield
Haxby
Hawes
Hebden Bridge
Heckmondwike
Hedon
Helmsley
Hemsworth
Hessle
High Bentham
Highburton
Holmfirth
Hooton Pagnell
Horbury
Hornsea
Horsforth
Hovingham
Howden
Hoyland
Huddersfield
Hunmanby
Ilkley
Ingleby Barwick
Keighley
Kilham
Kingston-upon-Hull
Kirkby Malzeard
Kirkbymoorside
Knaresborough
Knottingley
Leeds
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Leyburn
Little Driffield
Liversedge
Loftus
Low Bentham
Lund
Lythe
Matlby
Malton
Market Weighton
Masham
Meltham
Mexborough
Middleham
Middlesbrough
Middleton-in-Teesdale
Mirfield
Monk Bretton
Morley
Normanton
Northallerton
Norton-on-Derwent
Oakenshaw
Osmotherley
Ossett
Otley
Pateley Bridge
Penistone
Pickering
Pocklington
Pontefract
Pudsey
Redcar
Reeth
Richmond
Ripley
Ripon
Rotherham
Rothwell
Saltburn-by-the-Sea
Scarborough
Sedbergh
Selby
Settle
Sheffield
Sherburn-in-Elmet
Sheriff Hutton
Shipley
Silsden
Skellow
Skelton-in-Cleveland
Skipton
Snaith
South Cave
South Elmsall
South Kirkby
Stainforth
Stamford Bridge
Stocksbridge
Stokesley
Swinton
Tadcaster
Thirsk
Thornaby-on-Tees
Thorne
Thornton-le-Dale
Tickhill
Todmorden
Wakefield
Wath-upon-Dearne
West Burton
Wetherby
Whitby
Withernsea
Wombwell
Woodhouse
Yarm-on-Tees
Yeadon
York
1 Comments
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Level 77
Oct 26, 2023
Thanks. Please accept "Saltburn" and "Wath", which is what they're known as locally. Please also explain why Sheffield is not on the list being probably the second-largest city in Yorkshire.