Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Ossett within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Ossett (with Gawthorpe), town and township with ry. sta., Dewsbury par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 2½ miles W. of Wakefield by rail, 3105 ac., pop. 10,957; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 2 newspapers. There are coal mines, woollen cloth mills, a woollen machine manufactory, a large cotton manufactory, and (at South Osset) 2 mineral springs, similar to those at Cheltenham. Ossett with Gawthorpe is a local government district.
A village in Agbrigg hundred, in the county of Yorkshire.