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East Hardwick is a village and civil parish in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 191, reducing to 173 at the 2011 Census. Until 1974 it was part of Osgoldcross Rural District.
The name 'East Hardwick' has its origins in Old English. The 'East' distinguishes it from West Hardwick, and 'Hardwick' comes from the Old English phrase heorde-wīc, meaning a herd farm or a farm for livestock. The village was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Harduic.
There is also a small church: St Stephen's. There is no village shop or post office.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Wakefield Retrieved 11 September 2009
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2 March 2016.
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