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Help and advice for In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Felkirk:

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In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Felkirk:


"BRIERLEY, in the parish of Felkirk, wapentake of Staincross, liberty of Pontefract; 5 miles NE. of Barnsley, 7½ from Wakefield, 8½ from Pontefract. Pop. 452."


"BRIERLEY MANOR, a single house in the township of Brierley, and parish of Felkirk; 5 miles from Barnsley."


"COLD HIENDLEY, or North Hiendley, a hamlet in the township of Havercroft with Hiendley, and parish of Felkirk, liberty of Pontefract; 7 miles from Wakefield. Pop. included in Havercroft."


"GRIMETHORPE, a hamlet in the township of Brierley, and parish of Felkirk, liberty of Pontefract; 5 miles NE. of Barnsley."


"HAVERCROFT, in the parish of Felkirk, wapentake of Staincross, liberty of Pontefract; 5 miles NE. of Barnsley, 6½ from Wakefield, 9 from Pontefract. Pop. including North or Cold Hiendley, 189, which, being united form a township."


"HODROYD, (or Hotheroyd or Hodderoyd) a hamlet in the township of South Hiendley, and parish of Felkirk; 5 miles NE. of Barnsley.

Hodderoyd Hall was formerly the residence of the Monckton family, ancestors of the present Lord Galway."


"RINGSTON HILL, a farm-house in the township of Brierley, and parish of Felkirk; 5½ miles NE. of Barnsley."


"SHAFTON, in the parish of Felkirk, wapentake of Staincross, liberty of Pontefract; 5 miles NE. of Barnsley, 7 from Wakefield, 9 from Pontefract. Pop. 235."


"SOUTH HIENDLEY, in the parish of Felkirk, wapentake of Staincross, liberty of Pontefract; 6 miles NE. of Barnsley and Wakefield, 10 from Pontefract. Pop. 166."

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