The Ancient Parish of FINNINGLEY
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2007]
[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."
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- 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
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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