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ASTON: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"ASTON, a parish in the southern division of the wapentake of STRAFFORTH and TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, 5 miles S.S.E. from Rotherham, containing, with the township of Aughton, 556 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at £12.15.2., and in the patronage of the Duke of Leeds. The church, dedicated to All Saints, contains a monument to the memory of Lord D'Arcy, who lived in the reign of Henry VIII.; also a marble tablet to that of the Rev. William Mason, the poet, rector of this parish, who died in 1797. Here is a school for the education of poor children, with a small endowment arising from a hequest of £100 by the Hon. Mrs. D'Arcy, in 1705, and from -the contributions of other benefactors."


"AUGHTON, a township in the parish of ASTON, southern division of the wapentake of STRAFFORTH and TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, 4 miles S. S. E. from Rotherham. The population is returned with the parish."


"ULLEY, a township partly in the parish of ASTON, but chiefly in that of TREETON, southern division of the wapentake of STRAFFORTH-and-TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, 4 miles S.S.E. from Rotherham, containing 203 inhabitants."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]