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Edlington

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"EDLINGTON, (now Old Edlington -2001) a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill; 4½ miles SSW. of Doncaster, 8½ from Rotherham, 41 from York. Pop. 141. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. Peter, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, ~£9. p.r. £130. Patron, Lord Molesworth.

Here are some remains of an ancient residence, supposed, by Mr. Beckwith, to be that of Athlane, the Dane, the place being originally called Athlane town."


"BROOM HOUSE, a farm-house in the township and parish of Edlington; 4 miles from Doncaster."


"COCKHILL HOUSE, a farm-house in the township and parish of Edlington; 6 miles from Doncaster, 7 from Rotherham."


"CROOK HALL, (the seat of John E. Woodyear, Esq.) in the township of Conisbrough, and parish of Edlington; 5 miles from Doncaster, 5 from Rotherham."

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

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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:
    • (SK540985) New Edlington

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