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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"WALES, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of St. Peter; 7 miles from Worksop, (Notts.) 7½ miles S. of Rotherham, 9 from Sheffield, 55 from York. Pop. 277. The Church, peculiar, is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. John, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, p.r. £75. 1s. 2d. Patron, the Duke of Leeds."

"WALES WOOD, a hamlet in the township of Wales, and parishes of Wales and Treeton; 5½ miles from Rotherham, 9 from Sheffield."

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


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Names, Geographical

  • 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:
    • (SK464835) Wales Bar
    • (SK457835) Waleswood