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The Ancient Parish of 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 2007]

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