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Wickersley

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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"WICKERSLEY, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; 4 miles E. of Rotherham, 8 from Tickhill, 9 from Sheffield, 47 from York. Pop. 432. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. Alban, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £8. 0s. 2½d. Patrons, Henry Kater, Esq.

This place is famous for a fine bed of Stone, peculiarly adapted for the making of Grindstones, 5000 of which, are annually sent by land carriage to Sheffield. --Miller's History of Doncaster."


"MOAT HOUSE, a farm-house in the township and parish of Wickersley; 5 miles ESE. of Rotherham."

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]
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  • A transcription of the Christian Institute charity information from the 1897 Endowed Charities, W.R. Yorkshire and Sheffield.
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