Warmsworth  West Riding


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

WARMSWORTH, a parish, with a village, in Doncaster district, W. R. Yorkshire; 1 mile ESE of Sprotborough r. station, and 2½ SW of Doncaster. It has a post-office under Doncaster. Acres, with Carr-House and Elm-Field extra-parochial tracts, 1,042. Real property, £3,336; of which £850 are in quarries. ...

Pop., 361. Houses, 80. The manor belongs to W. B. Wrightson, Esq.; and W. Hall is the residence of R. H. Wrightson, Esq. The quarries of Levett-Hagg Cliff have a vertical height of 75 feet. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £178.* Patron, W. B. Wrightson, Esq. The church is modern. There are a Quakers' chapel, a national school, and charities £5. The poet Fawkes was a native.

Warmsworth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th May 2024

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