Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for Doncaster

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

Doncaster

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"DONCASTER, a market and parish-town, lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, in the soke of Doncaster; 7 miles from Tickhill, 9 from Bawtry, 11 from Thorne, 12 from Rotherham and Blythe, (Notts.) 15 from Ferrybridge and Pontefract, 16 from Worksop, (Notts.) 20 from Wakefield, 37 from York, 165 from London. Market, Saturday. Fairs, April 5 and August 5, for horses, horned cattle, &c. Bankers, Messrs. Cooke, Childers, and Co. draw on Messrs. Gosling and Sharp, 19, Fleet Street; New Bank, Messrs. Leathams, Tew, and Co. draw on Messrs. Dennison, and Co. 106, Fenchurch Street. Principal Inns, Angel, Red Lion, Rein Deer, Black Boy, and Green Dragon. Pop. 8,544. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. George, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £32. 19s. 2d. p.r. !£100. Patron, the Archbishop of York." (There is further information for Doncaster).

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

  • Balby
  • Carhouse
  • Greenhouse
  • Hexthorpe
  • Langthwaite
  • Long Sandal
  • Loversall
  • Nether Hall
  • Tilts
  • Wheatley
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]

Archives and Libraries

Churches

Church History

Church Records

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Doncaster which are provided by:

Directories

Gazetteers

Memorial Inscriptions

Names, Geographical

  • The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
    • (SE592025) Belle Vue

Societies