The Ancient Parish of TANKERSLEY
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"TANKERSLEY, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Staincross, liberty of
Pontefract; 5 miles S. of Barnsley, 6½ from Rotherham, 7 from Penistone, 43
from York. Pop. 625. The Church, is a rectory, dedicated to St. Peter (see Churches for photograph), in
the deanry of Doncaster, value, £26. 0s. 2½d. Patron, Earl Fitzwilliam."
Information on the following places in
this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Conduit House
- Finkle Street
- Hermit Hill
- Wharncliffe Lodge
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
- 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:
- (SK341993) Upper Tankersley
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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