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The Ancient Parish of DARFIELD

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"DARFIELD, a parish-town, lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill; 5 miles E. of Barnsley, 10½ from Doncaster, 42 from York. Pop. 512. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to All-Saints (see Churches for photograph), value, £53. 1s. 8d. and a vicarage, ~£14. 11s. 7d. p.r. £90. Patron of the rectory, the Rev. H. Cooke; and of the vicarage, Trinity College, Cambridge."

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Ardsley
  • Balk
  • Bank Top
  • Billingley
  • Billingley Green
  • Burntwood Lodge
  • Edderthorpe
  • Great Houghton
  • Hemmingfield
  • Hill Top
  • Kendall Green
  • Lewden
  • Little Houghton
  • Middlewood Hall
  • Nether Wood Hall
  • New Hall
  • Oldham Mill
  • Ouslethwaite
  • Overwood Hall
  • Rockley Abbey
  • Round Green
  • Smithley
  • Stairfoot
  • Swaithe Hall
  • Tyersall
  • Views
  • Wass Lane Head
  • Wombwell
  • Wombwell Wood Head
  • Worsbrough

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



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