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CANTLEY: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"CANTLEY, a parish in the southern division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, in the West Riding of the county of York, 3 miles to the S.E. of Doncaster, its post town. It includes the hamlets of Bessecar, Branton, High Ellers, Low Ellers, and Gatewood. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of York, value £233, in the patronage of J. W. Childers, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Wilfrid. Cantley House is the principal residence."


"BESSECAR, a hamlet in the parish of Cantley, in the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, West Riding of the county of York, 2 miles from Doncaster."


"BRANTON, a hamlet in the parish of Cantley, wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, in the West Riding of the county of York, 2 miles from Doncaster."


"ELLERS, (High and Low) hamlets in the parish of Cantley, West Riding county York, 2 miles S.E. of Doncaster."


"GATEWOOD, a hamlet in the parish of Cantley, West Riding county York, 3 miles S.E. of Doncaster."

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