RAVENFIELD: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.
"RAVENFIELD, a parish in the southern division of the wapentake of STRAFFORTH-and-TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, 4 miles E.N.E. from Rotherham, containing 187 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the peculiar jurisdiction and patronage of the Archdeacon of York, endowed with £31 per annum and £900 private benefaction, £800 royal bounty, and £900 parliamentary grant. The church is dedicated to St. James."
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]