Last Updated on

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

Family History Links

FamilySearch Historical Records

Vision of Britain historical maps


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