[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"ECCLESFIELD, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Hallamshire; 4½ miles N. of Sheffield, 7 from Rotherham, 10 from Barnsley, 48 from York. Pop. 7,163. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Mary, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £19. 3s. 4d. p.r. £150. Patron, the Duke of Norfolk." (There is further information for Ecclesfield).
Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
The Friends of Wardsend Cemetery group has been set up with the aim of promoting this historic Victorian Cemetery whilst trying to preserve the abundant flora and fauna which has adopted this site over the last 150 odd years. This cemetery is the last resting place of over 30,000 Sheffield and district people as well as military personnel from the nearby Sheffield (Hillsborough) Barracks.
The ENG-YORKS-BOLSTERSTONE-NEWSLETTER mailing list is a read-only list related to the Bolsterstone Genealogy Project. The list owner will post updates about the Project including the marriage, burial and christening information that she is extracting from the parish registers. Additional information can be found on the Bolsterstone Genealogy Project website at www.bolsterstone.de. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-yorks-bolsterstone-newsletter-l-request[at]rootsweb[dot]com
Sheffield Records Online provide a searchable online database of those from Sheffield, Rotherham, Ecclesfield and surroundings who have a Will or Administration. Full probate index text is available and the database is searchable by a combination of surname, forename, year of death and abode.