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The Ancient Parish of SILKSTONE

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"SILKSTONE, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Staincross, liberty of Pontefract; 4 miles from Barnsley and Penistone, 10 from Wakefield, 39 from York. Pop. 807. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to All-Saints (see Churches for photograph), in the deanry of Doncaster, value, p.r. 17. 13s. 4d. Patron, the Archbishop of York."

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

  • Barnby
  • Barnsley
  • Berry Moor
  • Bretton Park
  • Cannon Hall
  • Cat Hill
  • Champany Hill
  • Coit Hill
  • Crane Moor
  • Dodworth
  • Dodworth Bottom
  • Eastfield
  • Elmhirst
  • Fall Head
  • Falthwaite
  • Field Head
  • Furnace
  • Guyder Bottom
  • Highfield
  • Hood Green
  • Hoyland Swaine
  • Huthwaite
  • Keresforth Hill
  • Noblethorpe
  • Norcrofts
  • Old Barnsley
  • Pogmoor
  • Sim Hill
  • Stainbrough
  • Storrs
  • Thurgoland
  • Toad Hole
  • Toad Hole Hill
  • Wentworth Castle
  • West Bretton
  • West Thorpe

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson 2007]

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