Burghwallis  West Riding


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

BURGH-WALLIS, a township and a parish in Doucaster district, W. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the Roman road to York, adjacent to the Dutch river, 1¾ mile SW of Askerne r. station, and 7 NNW of Doncaster; and it includes parts of the hamlets of Robin Hood's Well and Haywood. Pop., 226. ...

Houses, 39. The parish includes also part of the township of Sutton; and its Post Town is Askerne, under Doncaster. Acres, 1,700. Real property, exclusive of the part of Sutton, £2,555. Pop., 237. Houses, 42. The property is divided among a few. Burgh-Wallis House belonged formerly to the Anns; but belongs now to M. Tasburgh, Esq.; and the ancient mansion has given place to a modern one. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £275.* Patron, M. Tasburgh, Esq. The church contains some old monuments, and is fair.

Burghwallis through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st May 2024

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