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Help and advice for In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Arksey:

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In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Arksey:


"ALMHOLME, in the township of Bentley with Arksey, and parish of Arksey, lower division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; 5½ miles from Doncaster, 8 from Thorne."


"BENTLEY, in the parish of Arksey, lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; 1½ mile N. of Doncaster, 10 from Thorne. Pop. including Arksey, 1,171, which being united, form a township.

A remarkable instance of punctuality occurred at Bentley, in a little old man called Billy Dutchman, a stone mason, who had kept a book in his house from 1767, wherein is inserted the name of every person by whom he had been employed, how many days he worked in each week, and what number idle; what money he had earned each week, summed up to a quarter every year. The whole for the first twenty nine years is £583. 15s. 3d. average, he says, 7s. 9d. per week. --Miller's History of Doncaster."


"BODLES, a public house in the township of Bentley with Arksey, and parish of Arksey; 1 mile from Doncaster."


"BRIDGE FOOT, a public house in the township of Bentley with Arksey, and parish of Arksey; ¼ of a mile from Doncaster."


"SHAFTHOLME, a hamlet in the township of Bentley with Arksey, and parish of Arksey, lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; 5 miles N. of Doncaster, 8 from Thorne."


"STOCKBRIDGE, a hamlet in the township of Bentley with Arksey, and parish of Arksey, liberty of Tickhill; 2½ miles N. of Doncaster."

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]