Fenwick  West Riding


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

FENWICK, a township and a chapelry in Campsall parish, W. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Wente, 2¾ miles NE by N of Askern r. station, and 5½ SW by S of Snaith. Acres, 2, 060. Real property, £3, 116. Pop., 244. Houses, 56. The chapelry is larger than the township, and was constituted in 1852. Post town, Askern, under Doncaster. Pop., 486. Houses, 112. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Askern, in the diocese of York. The church is small; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

Fenwick through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th May 2024

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