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Finningley

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"FINNINGLEY, a parish in the county of Nottinghamshire."


"ACOMB, or Akeholme, a farm-house in the township of Blaxton, and parish of Finningley, (Notts.) soke of Doncaster; 6½ miles from Bawtry, 7 from Thorne."


"AUCKLEY, a hamlet in the township of Blaxton, and parish of Finningley, (Notts.) upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, soke of Doncaster; 6 miles ESE. of Doncaster, 6¾ from Bawtry. A part of Aukley is in Nottinghamshire.

Here was found in 1746 a fine Urn with ashes and coins of Constantine in it, and twenty more under it. Gough's Camden."


"BLAXTON, in the parish of Finningley, (Notts.) and soke of Doncaster, lower division of Strafforth and Tickhill; 5 miles N. of Bawtry, 7½ from Doncaster. Pop. 117."

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

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  • 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:
    • (SK639999) Hay Field
    • (SE653008) Lidget

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