Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for OWLERTON

OWLERTON, a village partly in Ecclesfield township and parish, and partly in Nether Hallam township, Sheffield parish, W. R. Yorkshire; near the river Don and the Manchester and Sheffield railway, 2 miles N W of Sheffield. It has a post-office under Sheffield, steel-works, anvil and vice manufactories, stone quarries, breweries, a paper mill, a Wesleyan chapel, a Roman Catholic chapel, and a national and infant school.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Sheffield CP/AP       Yorkshire AncC
Place: Owlerton

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