In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Adwick le Street like this:
ADWICK-LE-STREET, a township and a parish in an Doncaster district, W. R. Yorkshire. The township lies an on Ermine-street and near the West Riding and Grimsby railway, 4 miles N W of Doncaster; and has a r. station. Acres, 1,614. Pop., 280. Houses, 61. The parish includes also the township of Hampole. ...
Post Town, Doncaster. Acres, 3,034. Real property, £2,987. Pop., 440. Houses, 95. The manor belongs to S. A. Thellusson, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £450.* Patron, J. Fullerton, Esq. The church is good; and there are two Wesleyan chapels, an endowed school with £10 a year, and charities £19.
Adwick le Street is now part of Doncaster district. Click here for graphs and data of how Doncaster has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Adwick le Street itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Adwick le Street, in Doncaster and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th March 2017
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