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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"HARTHILL, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill; 5 miles W. of Worksop, (Notts.) 9 from Rotherham, 11½ from Tickhill, 55 from York. Pop. 650. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to All-Saints, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £18. 11s. 10½d. Patron, the Duke of Leeds."

"KIVETON PARK, a hamlet in the parish of Harthill, 1 mile east of Wales. Kiveton Park expanded rapidly when the mining of coal commenced in the mid 1800s. In 1868, it became a part of Wales parish. (CH- 2000)"

"WOODALL, in the township and parish of Harthill, upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill; 5 miles from Worksop, (Notts.) 9 miles S. of Rotherham, 11 from Sheffield."

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



Church History

Church Records

Description and Travel




  • AD 1850 The Reservoirs were this year dry. A wonderfully mild winter; neither snow nor frost.
  • AD 1851 The Reservoirs were again dry this year, not having filled during the Winter and the Traffic on the Canal was stopped for several weeks in October, November and December

Memorial Inscriptions

Monumental Inscriptions

  • Please see "Cemeteries" above.