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SPROTBROUGH: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"SPROTBROUGH, a parish in the northern division of the wapentake of STRAFFORTH-and-TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, comprising the chapelry of Cateby and the township of Sprotbrough, and containing 487 inhabitants, of which number, 318 are in the township of Sprotbrough, 2 miles W.S.W. from Doncaster. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at £44. 18. 9., and in the patronage of Sir J. Copley, Bart. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, contains monuments of the. Fitzwilliams and Copleys: one of the former family founded an hospital here, before 1363, in honour of St. Edmund, the revenue of which at the dissolution was valued at £9. 13. 11."


"CADEBY, (or CATEBY) a chapelry in the parish of SPROTBROUGH, northern division of the wapentake of STRAFFORTH-and-TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, 4 miles W.S.W. from Doncaster, containing 169 inhabitants."


"CATEBY, a chapelry in the parish of SPROTBROUGH, northern division of the wapentake of STRAFFORTH and TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, 4 miles W.S.W. from Doncaster, containing 169 inhabitants."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]