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WARMSWORTH: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"WARMSWORTH, a parish in the S. division of Strafforth wapentake, West Riding county York, 3 miles S.W. of Doncaster, its post town, and 1 mile from Sprotborough. It is a station on the South Yorkshire line of railway. The village is situated on the Sheffield and Rotherham road from Doncaster, near the river Don. The parish includes the hamlet of Levett-Hagg, at which place are some limestone quarries, as also at Warmsworth. The soil is fertile, consisting of loam and lime, and in some parts clay. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York, value £168. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, contains numerous tablets and monuments, and in the churchyard are some sycamore trees. The parochial charities produce about £4 per annum. There is a National school, at which a Sunday-school is held. The Society of Friends have a meeting-house, said to be the first founded by George Fox. F. Fawkes, the poet, was a native. The principal residence is the Hall. W. B. Wright, Esq., is lord of the manor."


"LEVETT HAGG, a hamlet in the parish of Warmsworth, West Riding county York, 2 miles S.W. of Doncaster."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013