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South Kirkby

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"SOUTH KIRKBY, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 8 miles from Pontefract, 9 NE. of Barnsley; 10 from Doncaster, 11 from Wakefield, 31 from York. Pop. 633. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to All-Saints, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, ~£15. 10s. 2½d. Patron, the Rev. George Allott."


"BROADLANE HOUSES, 2 farm-houses in the townships of South Kirkby and South Elmsall and parish of South Kirkby; 7½ miles NW. of Doncaster."


"HAGUE HALL, (the seat of James Allott, Esq.) in the township and parish of South Kirkby, wapentake of Osgoldcross; 7 miles from Pontefract, 5 from Barnsley."


"MINSTHORPE, a hamlet in the township of North Elmsall, and parish of South Kirkby, liberty of Pontefract; 5 miles S. of Pontefract."


"MOORTHORPE, a hamlet in the township and parish of South Kirkby, ; 8 miles from Pontefract, 12 from Wakefield."


"MUNTHROYD, in the parish of South Kirkby, wapentake of Osgoldcross; 8 miles S. of Pontefract."


"NORTH ELMSALL, in the parish of South Kirkby, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; (Elmsall Lodge, the seat of Charles Cholmley, Esq.) 7 miles from Pontefract, 9 from Doncaster and Barnsley, 11 from Wakefield. Pop. 113."


"SKELBROOK, in the parish of South Kirkby, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; (the residence of the Rev. Charles Cater) 7 miles S. of Ferrybridge, 7¾ from Pontefract, 8 from Doncaster, 12 from Barnsley. Pop. 115. The Church is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. Michael, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, p.r. £60. Patron, the Perrin family."


"SOUTH ELMSALL, in the parish of South Kirkby, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 8 miles NW. of Doncaster, Barnsley, and Pontefract, 11½ from Wakefield. Pop. 453."


"STUBBS HALL, a farm-house in the township of Hampole, and parish of South Kirkby; 7 miles from Doncaster, 9½ from Pontefract. Pop. included in Hampole."


"WRANGBROOK, 3 farm-houses in the township of North Emsall, and parish of South Kirkby, liberty of Pontefract; 6 miles S. of Pontefract, 9 from Doncaster."

[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:
    • (SE363064) Hoyle Mill
    • (SE361054) Measborough Dike

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