[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"STAINTON, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill; 2½ miles W. of Tickhill, 6½ from Bawtry, 9 from Rotherham, 45 from York. Pop. including Hellaby, 218, which being united form a township. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated, to St. Winifred, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, ~£5. 15s. 0d. p.r. !£80. Patron, the Earl of Scarborough."
"HELLABY, in the township of Stainton with Hellaby, and parish of Stainton, upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill; 5 miles from Rotherham, 6 from Tickhill. Pop. included in Stainton."
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]