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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"BURGHWALLIS, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; (the seat of Michael Tasburgh, Esq.) 6½ miles NNW. of Doncaster, 9 from Pontefract, 30 from York. Pop. 237. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. Helen, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £14. 6s. 10½d. Patron, Michael Tasburgh, Esq."

"SUTTON, in the parishes of Campsall and Burghwallis, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 7 miles N. of Doncaster, 11 from Ferrybridge. Pop. 145."

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


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