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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"ECCLESFIELD, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Hallamshire; 4½ miles N. of Sheffield, 7 from Rotherham, 10 from Barnsley, 48 from York. Pop. 7,163. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Mary, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £19. 3s. 4d. p.r. £150. Patron, the Duke of Norfolk." (There is further information for Ecclesfield).

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Aldwarke Hall
  • Barnsgreen
  • Bingley Seat
  • Birley Car
  • Bolsterstone
  • Bradfield
  • Brightholmlee
  • Broomhead Hall
  • Brush House
  • Burncross
  • Butterthwaite
  • Chapeltown
  • Combes
  • Darlands
  • Deepcar
  • Dungworth
  • Dyson Holm
  • Eld
  • Elm Green
  • Ewden
  • Foldrings
  • Grenofirth
  • Grenoside
  • Hatfield House
  • High Green
  • Holden House
  • Holdworth
  • Housley Hall
  • Hunger Hill
  • Hurst Green
  • Langley Brook
  • Low Bradfield
  • Loxley
  • Malinbridge
  • Middleton Green
  • Middlewood Hall
  • Midhope
  • More Hall
  • Mortomley
  • Nether Bank
  • Nether Shire
  • North Wood Seat
  • Old Booth
  • Ones Acre
  • Oughtibridge
  • Page Hall
  • Rails
  • Royds
  • Shire Green
  • Shirtcliffe Hall
  • Sigsworth
  • Small Field
  • South Wood Seat
  • Southey Green
  • Springfield House
  • Stannington
  • Stocksbridge
  • Storrs
  • Storrs Green
  • Strinds
  • Thorn Seat
  • Thorncliffe
  • Tinker Brook
  • Town End
  • Ughill
  • Upper Midhope
  • Wadsley
  • Wadsley Bridge
  • Waldershelf
  • Wardsend
  • Westnall
  • Wheat Croft
  • Whitley
  • Whitwell
  • Wigtwizzle
  • Winco Bank
  • Wood Seats
  • Worrall
  • Yews
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]






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  • Bolsterstone
    • The ENG-YORKS-BOLSTERSTONE-NEWSLETTER mailing list is a read-only list related to the Bolsterstone Genealogy Project. The list owner will post updates about the Project including the marriage, burial and christening information that she is extracting from the parish registers. Additional information can be found on the Bolsterstone Genealogy Project website at To subscribe send "subscribe" to



Memorial Inscriptions


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:
    • (SK243940) Agden Bridge
    • (SK250930) Agden House
    • (SK448949) Aldwarke
    • (SK338957) Barnes Hall
    • (SK334919) Birley Carr
    • (SK330927) Birley Edge
    • (SK339966) Charltonbrook
    • (SK276933) Edge Mount
    • (SK273961) Ewden Village
    • (SK369910) Firth Park
    • (SK264984) Garden Village
    • (SK270897) Hall Broom
    • (SK380915) High Wincobank
    • (SK281893) Hill Top
    • (SK249882) Hollow Meadows
    • (SK357969) Lane End
    • (SK272888) Load Brook
    • (SK353912) Longley Estate
    • (SK387918) Low Wincobank
    • (SK319917) Middlewood
    • (SK238995) Midhopestones
    • (SK355922) Parson Cross
    • (SK371917) Pismire Hill
    • (SK333973) Potter Hill
    • (SK370927) Shiregreen
    • (SK288905) Stacey Bank
    • (SK288887) Stopes
    • (SK243921) Thornseat
    • (SK307878) Under Tofts
    • (SK263967) Waldershaigh
    • (SK357976) Warren
    • (SK299942) Wharncliffe Side

Officials and Employees

  • Karen Turner has made available a transcription of a document giving details of Servants at Wincobank Hall, Sheffield (1817 - c 1840).

Probate Records

  • Sheffield Records Online provide a searchable online database of those from Sheffield, Rotherham, Ecclesfield and surroundings who have a Will or Administration. Full probate index text is available and the database is searchable by a combination of surname, forename, year of death and abode.