The Ancient Parish of WALES
[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]
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- 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 Baptism Registers for Wales Parish:
- The Marriage Registers for Wales Parish:
- The Burial Registers for Wales Parish:
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the
Parish of Wales.
- 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
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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