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Normanton

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"NORMANTON, a parish-town, in Agbrigg-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Wakefield, 4½ miles NE. of Wakefield, 5 from Pontefract, 25 from York. Pop. 250.

The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Andrew, in the deanry of Pontefract, value, ~£7. p.r. £150. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. In this Church is buried the celebrated James Torre, Esq. whose manuscript collections of the Ecclesiastical Antiquities of this county stand unrivalled. He died at Snydale, in this parish, July 31, 1699. --Drake's Ebor. Preface.

Here is a Grammar School, founded and endowed with £10. per annum, by John Fraston, Esq. in the year 1591, for all scholars of his sir name, and thirty others, out of the parishes of Normanton and Warmfield. The money is paid out of the University of Oxford."

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Altofts
  • Newland Park
  • Snydale
  • Streethouse
  • Woodhouse
[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:
    • (SE395231) Hopetown
    • (SE381240) Lower Altofts
    • (SE408210) Snydale Hall
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