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Badsworth

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"BADSWORTH, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty, of Pontefract; (Badsworth Hall, the residence of Joseph Scott, Esq.) 4 miles S. of Pontefract, 6 from Ferrybridge, 10 from Wakefield, 27 from York. Pop 200. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. Mary, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £32. 5s. 10d. Patron, the Earl of Derby."


"MOORHOUSE, a farm-house in the township and parish of Badsworth, liberty of Pontefract; 4¼ miles from Pontefract."


"ROGERTHORPE HALL, (now Rogerthorpe Manor) a farm-house in the township of Thorpe Audlin, and parish of Badsworth, 4 miles S. of Pontefract."


"THORPE AUDLIN, in the parish of Badsworth, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 4½ miles S. of Pontefract, 5½ from Ferrybridge, 10 from Wakefield. Pop. 344."


"UPTON, in the parish of Badsworth, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 6 miles S. of Pontefract, 10 from Doncaster and Wakefield. Pop. 184."


"WALTON WOOD, a farm-house in the township of Upton, and parish of Badsworth, 4½ miles SSE. of Pontefract, 8 from Wakefield."


"WENTBRIDGE, in the townships of Kirk Smeaton, Darrington, and Thorpe Audlin, and parishes of Kirk Smeaton, Badsworth, and Darrington, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract, 4½ miles SE. of Pontefract and Ferrybridge, 10½ from Doncaster."

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