Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Balby-with-Hexthorpe

Balby-with-Hexthorpe, township and eccl. dist., Doncaster par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Don, 2 miles SW. of Doncaster, 1613 ac., pop. 3422; eccl. dist., pop. 1371; P.O. Here George Fox (1624-90) and his followers held the first meeting of the Society of Friends.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "township and ecclesiastical district"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Balby With Hexthorpe Tn/CP       Yorkshire AncC
Place: Balby

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