Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for MOORFIELDS

MOORFIELDS, a chapelry in Sheffield parish, W. R. Yorkshire; within Sheffield borough. It was constituted in 1846; and its Post town is Sheffield. Pop. in 1861, 6,254. Houses, 1,178. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £300. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Archbishop. The church stands in Cupola-street; was erected by subscription; and is a neat structure in the pointed style, with bell-turret.

(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: Moorfields

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