[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"THURNSCOE, a parish-town, in the lower-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; (the seat of Charles Palmer, Esq.) 7 miles W. of Doncaster, Rotherham, and Barnsley, 36 from York. Pop. 205. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. Helen, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £11. 7s. 8½d. Patron, Earl Fitzwilliam."
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]