The Ancient Parish of HOOTON ROBERTS
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"HOOTON ROBERTS, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; 4½ miles NE. of Rotherham, 7½ from Doncaster, 41½ from York. Pop. 190. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, ~£7. 11s. 8d. Patron, Earl Fitzwilliam.
The Hall House here was formerly one of the principal seats of the great Earl of Strafford, who was beheaded in the reign of Charles I. It is now the property of Earl Fitzwilliam: and occupied by three Miss Kents."
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- St. John's Church, Hooton Roberts.
- Transcript of the entry for Hooton Roberts in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The following transcriptions are transcriptions of transcriptions originally done in 1988 by Wath and Mexborough Archives. These documents have many typographical errors and so we cannot vouch for the accuracy in the original transcription. If you find anything of interest here, please be sure to check the original Parish Registers source material.
Transcriptions by Jack Parry of:
- The Bishop's transcripts for Hooton Roberts Baptisms, 1600 to 1698
- The Baptism Registers for Hooton Roberts Parish:
- The Bishop's transcripts for Hooton Roberts Marriages, 1600 to 1698
- The Marriage Registers for Hooton Roberts Parish:
- The Bishop's transcripts for Hooton Roberts Burials, 1600 to 1698.
- The Burial Registers for Hooton Roberts Parish:
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Hooton Roberts.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory and Gazetteer, Vol I, West Riding.
- There is further information about this parish from the National Gazetteer 1868, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Stephen Whatley's Gazetteer 1750, Yorkshire extracts.
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- This parish is covered by the following Society:
- A list of those paying the 1379 Subsidy Rolls (Poll Tax) for this parish.