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THORPE SALVIN: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"THORPE SALVIN, a parish in the S. division of Strafforth wapentake, West Riding county York, 5 miles N.W. of Worksop, its post town, and 1 mile from the Kiveton Park station, on the Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire railway. The village is situated on the Chesterfield and Trent canal. The parish includes the hamlet of Netherthorpe. There are several large malting establishments, two flour, mills, and brick and lime kilns. The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of York, value £300, in the patronage of the archbishop. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is a Norman structure of the reign of Henry I., with a tower of later date. The interior contains some mural monuments of the Salvin and Sandford families, who formerly held the manor. The Duke of Leeds is lord of the manor and principal landowner."

"NETHERTHORPE, a hamlet in the parish of Thorpe-Salvin, West Riding county York, 10 miles S.E. of Rotherham."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013