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Bolton Upon Dearne

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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"BOLTON UPON DEARNE, a parish-town, in the lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; 7½ miles N. of Rotherham, Barnsley, and Doncaster, 38 from York. Pop. 623. The Church is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. Andrew, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, ~£6. 15s. 4d. p.r. £60. to £70. Patrons, the Executors, of William Marsden, Esq. Bacon styles it a vicarage."


"GOLDTHORPE, a hamlet in the township and parish of Bolton upon Dearne, liberty of Tickhill; 7 miles E. of Barnsley and Doncaster."


"GOLDTHORPE LANE ENDS, a hamlet in the township and parish of Bolton upon Dearne; 7 miles from Barnsley, 8 from Doncaster."

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

  • Christmas Recollections, a poem written by Mathew Naylor probably in the 1860s and containing names of people he knew.
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Churches

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Church History

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Church Records

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Directories

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Gazetteers

  • Here is a transcription by Ronald Crossland and Walt Norris of " The Inclosure Awards of 1761-67" for Bolton upon Dearne with Goldthorpe giving the records of the results of the (hated) land enclosure acts.
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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE454033 (Lat/Lon: 53.524412, -1.316661), Bolton Upon Dearne which are provided by:

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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:
    • (SE454040) Highfields
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Societies

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Taxation