The Ancient Parish of FIRBECK
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2007]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"FIRBECK, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill,
liberties of St. Peter and Tickhill; (Firbeck Hall, the seat of John Gally
Knight, Esq.) 4 miles S. of Tickhill, 6 from Worksop, (Notts.) 7½ from
Bawtry, 11 from Rotherham, 44 from York. Pop. 226. The Church is a
perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. Peter, in the deanry of Doncaster, value,
p.r. £41. Patron, the Chancellor of St. Peters, York. This church was
rebuilt on the site of the old one, in 1820 1, by Mrs. Gally Knight."
"CUCKOLDS HAVEN, a farm-house in the township and parish of Firbeck; 4 miles S.
"PARK HILL, (the seat of A.B. St. Ledger, Esq.) in the township and parish of
Firbeck, upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill; 4 miles S. of Tickhill, 6
from Worksop, (Notts.)"
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the
Parish of Firbeck.
- The following transcriptions are transcriptions of transcriptions originally done in 1988
by Wath and Mexborough Archives. These documents have many typographical errors and so we
cannot vouch for the accuracy in the original transcription. If you find anything of interest
here, please be sure to check the original Parish Registers source material.
Transcriptions by Jack Parry of:
- The Baptism Registers for Firbeck Parish:
- The Marriage Registers for Firbeck Parish:
- The Burial Registers for Firbeck Parish:
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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