Place:


Dyers Hill  West Riding

 

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

DYER'S-HILL, a chapelry in Sheffield parish, W. R. Yorkshire; near Sheffield town and r. station. It was constituted in 1846; and its post town is Sheffield. Pop., 7, 717. Houses, 1, 653. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £300. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop.

The Imperial Gazetteer says that Dyers Hill was near the station. A posting on RootsWeb is more specific: "St Lukes Dyers Hill, was in Sheffield Park, just at the back of the Midland Station" (http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/ENG-SHEFFIELD/2001-07/0994470297, accessed 15th Sept 2011). The location used here is the large church just east of the Midland station. Additional information about this locality is available for Sheffield

Dyers Hill through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25441

Date accessed: 23rd August 2017


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