Mapplewell  West Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Mapplewell like this:

MAPPLEWELL, a village in Darton township and parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 3 miles NNW of Barnsley. It stands on an acclivity.; is scattered and populous; has a post office under Barnsley, two chemical works, and some nail-making establishments; and shares in the employment of extensive neighbouring collieries.

Additional information about this locality is available for Darton

Mapplewell through time

Mapplewell is now part of Barnsley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Barnsley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Mapplewell itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Mapplewell, in Barnsley and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th August 2019

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