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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"THORNER, a parish-town, in the lower-division of Skyrack, liberty of Pontefract; 7 miles from Tadcaster and Wetherby, 8 NE. of Leeds, 16 from York. Pop. 708. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Peter, in the deanry of the Ainsty, value, ~£8. 3s. 4d. p.r. £147. 10s. Patron, the King."

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

  • Birkby
  • Hobberley House
  • Red Hall
  • Roundhay Grange
  • Scarcroft
  • Shadwell
  • Winmore
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE379405 (Lat/Lon: 53.859346, -1.42525), Thorner which are provided by:

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  • 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:
    • (SE358405) Beech Grove
    • (SE364403) Eltofts
    • (SE392407) Kellfield Grange
    • (SE389412) Norwood House
    • (SE396408) Nova Scotia
    • (SE373413) Scarcroft Hill
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