Thorpe Hesley  West Riding


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

THORPE-HESLEY, a chapelry in Rotherham, Wath-upon-Dearne, and Ecclesfield parishes, W. R. Yorkshire; near Rotherham r. station. It was constituted in 1841. Post town, Rotherham. Pop., 1,966. Houses, 407. There are collieries; and bolts, screws, and nails are made. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £210.* Patron, the Countess of Effingham. The church is good; and there are three Methodist chapels.

Thorpe Hesley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th May 2022

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