In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Adwick upon Dearne like this:
ADWICK-UPON-DEARNE, a parish in Doncaster district, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Dearne, near Bolton-upon-Dearne r. station, 6¾ miles NNE of Rother ham. Post Town, Bolton-upon-Dearne under Rotherham. 2 Acres, 1,107. Real property, £1,473. Pop., 226. Houses, 44. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Wath, in the diocese of York. The church is ancient.
Adwick upon Dearne is now part of Doncaster district. Click here for graphs and data of how Doncaster has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Adwick upon Dearne itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Adwick upon Dearne, in Doncaster and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th April 2017
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