Crigglestone shown within West Yorkshire
|OS grid reference|
|Metropolitan borough||City of Wakefield|
|Metropolitan county||West Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Crigglestone is a village and civil parish in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. It is recorded as "Crigeston" (along with neighbouring "Orberie") in the Domesday Book. On 29 July 1941, an explosion occurred at the Crigglestone Colliery, killing 21 men. The site of the colliery is now an industrial estate.
- Taylor, Fionn. "Crigglestone Pit Disaster 29th July 1941". www.healeyhero.co.uk. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
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