Skelbrooke  West Riding


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

SKELBROOKE, a chapelry in South Kirby parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 4¼ miles WSW of Askern r. station, and 7½ NNW of Doncaster. It contains part of Robin-Hoods'-Well village, which has a post-office under Doncaster-Acres, 1,687. Real property, £1,510; of which £35 are in quarries. Pop., 87. Houses, 20. The manor belongs to the trustees of the late J. P. Neville, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £80. Patrons, the Trustees of the late J. P. Neville, Esq.

Skelbrooke through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th May 2024

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