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Fishlake

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"FISHLAKE, a parish-town, in the lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill; 2 miles W. of Thorne, 8 from Snaith and Doncaster, 31 from York. Pop. 723. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Cuthbert, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £13. 3s. 9d. p.r. !£67. Patron, the Dean and Chapter of Durham."


"ASSON THORPE, in the township of Sykehouse, and parish of Fishlake; 4 miles NW. of Thorne, 7½ from Snaith."


"FOSTERHOUSES, a hamlet in the township and parish of Fishlake; 2½ miles from Thorne, 7 from Snaith."


"MAWSON GREEN, a farm-house in the township of Sykehouse, and parish of Fishlake; 4 miles from Thorne."


"SMALLHEDGE, a farm-house in the township and parish of Fishlake; 4 miles NNW. of Thorne, 9 from Snaith."


"SYKEHOUSE, a township, in the parish of Fishlake, lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill; 3 miles n. of Thorne, 7 from Snaith, 11 from Doncaster. Pop. 551. Here is a Chapel of Ease to Fishlake."


"THORNING HURST, a farm-house in the township and parish of Fishlake; 4 miles from Thorne, 7½ from Snaith."


"TYTHE DALE, a farm-house in the township and parish of Fishlake; 4 miles NW. of Thorne, 7½ from Snaith."


"WESTFIELD HOUSE, a farm-house in the township and parish of Fishlake; 4 miles W. of Thorne, 7½ from Snaith."


"WORMLEY HILL, 2 or 3 farm-houses in the township of Sykehouse, and parish of Fishlake; 4 miles N. of Thorne, 7½ from Snaith."

[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:
    • (SE636178) Eskholme
    • (SE648135) Far Bank

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