Barnby upon Don  West Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Barnby upon Don like this:

BARNBY-UPON-DON, or Barnby-Dun, a township and a parish in Doncaster district, W. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Don, and on the Doncaster and Thorne railway, 5 miles NE by N of Doncaster; and it has a station, of the name of Barnby-Dun, on the railway. Acres, 2,230. Real property, £4,259. ...

Pop., 537. Houses, 118. The parish includes also the township of Thorpe-in-Balne; and its Post Town is Doncaster. Acres, 3,737. Real property, £5,698. Pop., 644. Houses, 141. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of York. Value, £115. Patron, J. H. Newsome, Esq. The church was recently restored. There are two Methodist chapels, an endowed school, and charities £59.

Barnby upon Don through time

Barnby upon Don is now part of Doncaster district. Click here for graphs and data of how Doncaster has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Barnby upon Don itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Barnby upon Don, in Doncaster and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th September 2021

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