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The Ancient Parish of SPROTBROUGH

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"SPROTBROUGH, a parish-town, in the lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; (the seat of Sir Joseph Copley, Bart.) 3½ miles SW. of Doncaster, 12 from Barnsley, 39 from York. Pop. 318. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. Mary, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, 44. 18s. 9d. Patron, Sir Joseph Copley, Bart." (There is further information for Sprotbrough).


"BRANDFIELD HOUSE, a farm-house in the township and parish of Sprotbrough; 3½ miles from Doncaster, 11½ from Barnsley."


"CADEBY, in the parish of Sprotbrough, lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill, 4½ miles SW. of Doncaster, 8½ from Rotherham. Pop. 169."


"CUSWORTH, a hamlet in the township and parish of Sprotbrough, lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill, (the seat of William Wrightson, Esq.); 2 miles W. of Doncaster."


"NEWTON, in the township and parish of Sprotbrough, lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; 1½ miles W. of Doncaster, 11 from Rotherham."

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

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