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HOOTON PAGNELL: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"HOOTON PAGNELL, a parish comprising the townships of Bilham and Hooton-Pagnell in the northern, and the township of Stotford in the southern, division of the wapentake of STRAFFORTH-AND-TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, and containing 409 inhabitants, of which number, 326 are in the township of Hooton-Pagnell, 7 miles W.N.W. from Doncaster. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at £5. 10. 2., endowed with £200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Governors of Wakefield school. The church is dedicated to All Saints. There is a small endowed school."


"BILHAM, a township in that part of the parish of HOOTON-PAGNELL, which is in the northern division of the waperitake of STRAFFORTH and TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, 7 miles W.N.W. from Doncaster, containing 74 inhabitants. Strata of coal and limestone, and a kind of sand used in the foundries at Rotherham and Sheffield, exist here."


"STOTFORD, a township in that part of the parish of HOOTON-PAGNELL, which is in the southern division of the wapentake of STRAFFORTH-and-TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, 7 miles N.W. from Doncaster, containing 9 inhabitants."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]