Wales, Yorkshire, England. Geographical and Historical information from 1835.


Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"WALES, a parish partly within the liberty of ST-PETER-of-YORK, East riding, but chiefly in the southern division of the wapentake of STRAFFORTH-and-TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, 8 miles S.S.E. from Rotherham, containing 277 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the Prebend of Laughton en le Morthen, endowed with £400 private benefaction, and £400 royal bounty, and in the peculiar jurisdiction and patronage of the Chancellor of the Cathedral Church of York. The church is dedicated to St. John. Five poor children are taught to read for an annuity of £5, the gift of a Mr.Turie."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]