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BOLTON UPON DEARNE: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

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"BOLTON UPON DEARNE, a parish in the northern division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, in the West Riding of the county of York, 7 miles to the N. of Rotherham. It is a station on the Midland railway. Goldthorpe is a hamlet of this parish. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York, of the value of £88, in the patronage of Marsden's executors. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. The parochial charities, consisting chiefly of bequests for education, by Richard Bingley and Elizabeth Pashley, amount to £19 a year. A statute fair is held on the second Thursday in November."


"GOLDTHORPE, a hamlet in the parish of Bolton-upon-Dearne, West Riding county York, 6 miles N.E. of Rotherham."

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