Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for ECCLESFIELD: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.

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.

ECCLESFIELD: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.

"ECCLESFIELD, (given as "ECKLESFIELD") a parish in the West Riding of Yorkshire, near Sheffield, is so large a parish that the Don passeth through it at some distance from the T. After being the Lp. of the Viponts, Lovetots, Furnivals, Nevils, and Talbots, it passed to the Howards, and is now the D. of Norfolk's. Near Barneshall in this place, which was anciently the seat of Sir Richard Scot, he built an hos. and endowed it with 30 l. a year."


"ALDWARKE, in the parish of Ecclesfield, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, near Doncaster and Rotheram. It is in the parish of Ecklesfield, though 'tis 4 m. from it, and quite separated by other intervening ps. Fran. Foljambe, Esq; Ld. of the manor, built a handsome house here, fronted with Roch Abbey stone, which has fine gardens descending to the r. Dun."


"WADDESLEY, in the parish of Ecclesfield, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, to the N. W. of Sheffield, has a bridge over the Dun, and a forge for making of iron."


"WINCO BANK, in the parish of Ecclesfield, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, on the N. side of the Don, over-against Templebrough, is a hill, from whence a bank is continued for near 5 m. without interruption."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Stephen Whatley's England's Gazetteer, 1750]


This page is copyright. Do not copy any part of this page or website other than for personal use or as given in the conditions of use.
Web-page generated by "DB2html" data-base extraction software ©Colin Hinson 2016