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"The History and Antiquities of Doncaster"
by Edward Miller, Mus.D.

CD ROM version
produced by Colin Hinson ©

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The data on this CD rom is computer searchable.


The books on this CDrom will be of interest to anyone researching their ancestors in Doncaster area of Yorkshire. The book is machine searchable.


If your interests are in this area, you might also like to have a look at The History of Thorne.


There is no index to this book (on the CDrom, this is compensated for by the CDrom being searchable).

This is a large book published in 1804, its full title being "The History and Antiquities of Doncaster and its Vicinity, with anecdotes of eminent men". It contains a map of the area covered, 9 etched plates, and over 450 pages. There are several pedigrees given of various families.

In order to give you some idea as to the contents of the book, the following are available here on line:


CONTENTS:

SECTION I.
Of the West-Riding of the county of York in general
SECT. II.
The natural history of Doncaster and its vicinity
SECT. III.
The general state of agriculture—woods and plantations
SECT. IV.
Doncaster—its different names and etymologies
SECT. V.
The ancient state of Doncaster and its antiquities
SECT. VI.
Public and private grants, and other historical events, relative to the ancient state
of Doncaster -
SECT. VII.
The church and its antiquities
SECT. VIII.
Memoirs of eminent men born in the town, or having resided in the neighbourhood
of Doncaster
SECT. IX.
The present state of Doncaster—population—corporation

Town-Hall, Markets, Fairs, Sessions, Statutes, Bridges, Rules for the different
Markets, Weights, Measures, &c . Presbyterian Chapel, Independent Dissenters'
Chapel, Methodist Chapel, Quakers' Meeting-House, Dispensary, Poor-House,
Sunday Schools, School of Industry, Sick Clubs, Women's Sick Clubs,
Manufactories, Theatre, Races, Cards, Nether Hall, Volunteers, Southern West-Riding
Yeomanry, List of all the Mayors of Doncaster, List of Persons residing at
Doncaster and its neighbourhood in the year 1673.—List of Persons residing
at Doncaster and its neighbourhood 1804.

THE VICINITY OF DONCASTER.
SECT. X.
Towns, Villages, &c . within three miles of Doncaster

Car-House, Potteric-Car, Wheatley, Sandall, Sandall Parva, or Church Sandall,
Streetthorpe, Armthorpe, Cantley, Loversall, St . Catharine's Well, Alverley,
Balby, Hexthorpe, Warmsworth, Sprotbrough, Cusworth, Scawsby, Bentley and
Arksey.
SECT. XI.
Towns, Villages, &c . situated from three to six miles round Doncaster


Barnby-upon-Dun, Aukley, Rossington, Shooters Hill, Hesley, Tickhill and
Eastfield, Stainton, Braithwell, Wilsick, Micklebring, Clifton, Crookhill,
Edlington, Wadworth, Conisbrough, Cadeby, Melton on the Hill, Barnbrough,
Hickleton, Bilham, Brodsworth, Hooton Pagnell, Hampole, Marr, Adwick-le.
street and Woodlands, Owston, Skellow with the Grange and Burghwallis.
SECT. XII.
Towns, Villages, &c . situated from six to ten miles round Doncaster


Stainforth, Thorne, Hatfield Lindholme, Finningley, Austerfield, Bawtry, Scrooby,
Serlby, Blyth, Langold, Firbeck, Parkhill, Sandbeck, Roch Abbey, Maltby, Bramley,
Wickersley, Ravenfield, Hooton Roberts, Thribergh, Aldwark,Greasbrough,
Brampton Byerley, Bolton, Darfield, Wombwell, Worsbrough, Middlewood Hall,
Thurnscoe, Great Houghton, Frickley-cum-Clayton, Kirby, North Elmsall,
Elmsall Lodge, Skelbrook, Campsmount, Campsall, Askron, Sutton, Norton,
Moss, Fenwick, Fishlake .
SECT. XIII.
Towns and Villages, situated upwards of ten miles from Doncaster.
Rotherham, Masbrough, Wentworth, Badsworth and Pontefract
APPENDIX.
Royal Charters and private Grants, Petitions, Decrees, &c . extracted from the
Records of the Corporation of Doncaster.


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