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South Anston

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The Ancient Parish of SOUTH ANSTON

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"SOUTH ANSTON, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberties of St. Peter and Tickhill; 6 miles from Worksop, (Notts.) 8 miles SE. of Rotherham, 9½ from Tickhill; 12 from Sheffield, 50 from York. Pop. including North Anston, 776, which being united form the township, usually denominated Anston with its Members. The Church, peculiar, is a perpetual curacy, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £33. Patron, the Duke of Leeds."

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

  • Audzus
  • Cliffe House
  • Conduit Hill
  • Gildingwells
  • North Anston
  • Wallingwells
  • Woodsetts
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]




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Memorial Inscriptions

Monumental Inscriptions

  • See "Cemeteries" above.

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:
    • (SK557832) Cotterhill Woods
    • (SK540825) Lindrick Dale
    • (SK544813) Turnerwood