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.