The Ancient Parish of ARMTHORPE
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"ARMTHORPE, a parish-town, in the lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill; 4 miles NE. of Doncaster, 7½ from Bawtry and Thorne, 40 from York. Pop. 359. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. Mary, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £8. 18s. 9d. Patron, the King."
"WARTERTON, in the parish of Armthorpe and wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill; 5 miles NE. of Doncaster; the seat of the ancient family of Waterton several of whom have served the office of High Sheriff. Robert Waterton, Esq. was master of the horse to King Henry V."
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]
- Transcript of the entry for Armthorpe in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Armthorpe.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory and Gazetteer, Vol I, West Riding.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Armthorpe to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE629047 (Lat/Lon: 53.535195, -1.052447), Armthorpe which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- The Memorial Plaque for those who died at Markham Main Colliery.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
- A list of those paying the 1379 Subsidy Rolls (Poll Tax) for this parish.