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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"THURNSCOE, a parish-town, in the lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; (the seat of Charles Palmer, Esq.) 7 miles W. of Doncaster, Rotherham, and Barnsley, 36 from York. Pop. 205. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. Helen, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £11. 7s. 8½d. Patron, Earl Fitzwilliam."

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]


  • The Methodist Baptism Registers for Bolton upon Dearne, Goldthorpe and Thurnscoe: 1929-1950,


Church History

Church Records

  • The following transcriptions are transcriptions of transcriptions originally done in 1988 by Wath and Mexborough Archives. These documents have many typographical errors and so we cannot vouch for the accuracy in the original transcription. If you find anything of interest here, please be sure to check the original Parish Registers source material.
    Transcriptions by Jack Parry of:
  • The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Thurnscoe.
  • The List of Rectors in St. Helen's Church, Thurnscoe.
  • The Methodist Baptism Registers for Bolton upon Dearne, Goldthorpe and Thurnscoe: 1929-1950,



Memorial Inscriptions