The Ancient Parish of HOOTON ROBERTS
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2007]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"HOOTON ROBERTS, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill,
liberty of Tickhill; 4½ miles NE. of Rotherham, 7½ from Doncaster, 41½ from
York. Pop. 190. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. John the
Baptist, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, ~£7. 11s. 8d. Patron, Earl
The Hall House here was formerly one of the principal seats of the great
Earl of Strafford, who was beheaded in the reign of Charles I. It is now the
property of Earl Fitzwilliam: and occupied by three Miss Kents."
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- 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 Bishop's transcripts for Hooton Roberts:
- The Baptism Registers for Hooton Roberts Parish:
- The Marriage Registers for Hooton Roberts Parish:
- The Burial Registers for Hooton Roberts Parish:
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the
Parish of Hooton Roberts.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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