Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for PITSMOOR

PITSMOOR, a chapelry in Brightside-Bierlow township, Sheffield parish, W. R. Yorkshire; suburban to Sheffield, and 1 mile N of the centre of the town. It was constituted in 1845; and its post town is Sheffield. Pop. in 1861, 8, 921. Houses, 1,868. There are manyhandsome private residences; and industries, of the samekind as in Sheffield, are carried on. The living is a p-curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £300. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Archbishop. The church is modern; and there are national schools.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Sheffield CP/AP       Yorkshire AncC
Place: Pitsmoor

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