The Ancient Parish of HATFIELD
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"HATFIELD, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill (the
seat of W. Gossip, Esq.) 3 miles SSW. of Thorne, 8 from Doncaster, 11 from
Bawtry, 34 from York. Pop. 1,948. The Church is a perpetual curacy,
dedicated to St. Lawrence, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, p.r. £80. 4s.
3d. Patron, Lord Deerhurst, in right of his Wife. Bacon styles it a
vicarage, value, £15. 5s."
(There is further information for Hatfield).
Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Bearswood Green
- Bramwith Sand
- Hatfield Woodhouse
- High Levels
- Park Lane
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
St. Lawrence's Church, Hatfield.
The Methodist Church, Hatfield Woodhouse.
St. Mary's Church, Stainforth.
The Methodist Church, Stainforth.
Our Lady of the Assumption R.C. Church, Stainforth.
St. Edwin's Church, Dunscroft (view 1).
St. Edwin's Church, Dunscroft (view 2).
The Methodist Chapel, Dunsville.
The former Salem Chapel, High Levels.
The former Methodist Church, Goodcop.
- 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:
- (SE680102) Brierholme Carr
- (SE645078) Dunsville
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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