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Austerfield Yorkshire Family History Guide

Austerfield is a chapelry of Blyth Ancient Parish in Yorkshire. 

Alternative names: 

Riding: West Riding

Parish church: 

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include: Methodist and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Everton
  • Finningley
  • Harworth
  • Misson
  • Bawtry
  • Rossington
  • Finningley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

AUSTERFIELD, a township-chapelry in Blyth parish, W. R. Yorkshire; adjacent to Notts, and to the Retford and Doncaster railway, 1½ mile NNE of Bawtry. Post Town, Bawtry. Acres, 2,776. Real property, £3,477. Pop., 389. Houses, 89. A Roman camp occurs here on the line of North Watling-street; and a great battle is supposed to have been fought adjacent between the Britons and the Romans under Ostorins. The living is a curacy, joined with Bawtry, in the diocese of Lincoln. The church is Norman.

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

Administration

County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Doncaster
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Nottingham
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: Retford
Poor Law Union: Doncaster
Hundred: Strafforth and Tickhill
Province: York