Adwick upon Dearne, Yorkshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1690
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Adwick-upon-Dearne

  • Swinton
  • Mexborough
  • Barnbrough
  • Bolton upon Dearne
  • Wath upon Dearne

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ADWICK-UPON-DEARNE, a parish in Doncaster district, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Dearne, near Bolton-upon-Dearne r. station, 6¾ miles NNE of Rotherham. Post Town, Bolton-upon-Dearne under Rotherham. Acres, 1,107. Real property, £1,473. Pop., 226. Houses, 44. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Wath, in the diocese of York. The church is ancient.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Adwick-upon-Dearne The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Adwick-upon-Dearne, a parochial chapelry in the wapentake of Tickhill, union of Doncaster, west riding of Yorkshire; 6¾ miles north-north-east from Rotherham, on the river Dearne, and within about a mile of the spot where the North Midland railway crosses the Dearne and Dove canal. Living, a curacy in the archd. and dio. of York, subordinate to the vicarage of Wath; rated at £20 5s., and in the parliamentary return at £40. The church is of considerable antiquity. Pop., in 1801, 142; in 1831, 145. Houses 30. Acres 1,130. A. P. £1,375. Poor rates, in 1837, £144.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Adwick-upon-Dearne Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Adwick-upon-Dearne, 7 m. W.S.W. Doncaster. P. 180

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.


Adwick upon Dearne Baines History Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York 1822

Adwick-upon-Dearne, (P.) in the wap. of Strafforth and Tickhill and liberty of Tickhill; 8 miles SW. of Doncaster; a small village belonging to Earl Manvers, except one small freehold; the soil is uncommonly fertile, though it is now rather a dull place, but the fine spa water recently found in it will probably at no distant day impart to it life and animation. Population 168.

Balmforth Samuel, sen. Wheelwright

Balmforth J. & S. whitesmiths

Moorhouse Luke, vict. Checquers, and boot and shoe maker

Source: History, Directory & Gazetteer of the County of York by Edward Baines. Printed and Published by Edward Baines, at the Leeds Mercury office; and sold by Hurst and Robinson, 90, Cheapside, London, and all other booksellers. 1822.

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County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Doncaster
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: Doncaster
Poor Law Union: Doncaster
Hundred: Strafforth and Tickhill
Province: York