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WARMSWORTH: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

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"WARMSWORTH, a parish in the southern division of the wapentake of STRAPPORTH-and-TICKHILL, West riding of the county of YORK, 3 miles S.W. from Doncaster, containing.335 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at £6. 10. 10., and in the patronage of W. Wrightson, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Peter; half a mile from it is a steeple, containing a bell. In the neighbourhood are some limekilns. George Fox, founder of the Society of Friends, held his first meetings at this place."

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