|Alt names||Barmby-upon-Don||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Barnby-Dun||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Barnby-on-the-Don||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 313|
|Barnby-upon-Don||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Barnebi||source: Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) p 313|
|Type||Village, Civil parish|
|Located in||West Riding of Yorkshire, England ( - 1974)|
|Also located in||South Yorkshire, England (1974 - )|
|Yorkshire, England |
|See also||Doncaster Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district of which it was a part 1894-1921|
|Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall, West Riding of Yorkshire, England||civil parish of which it was a part 1921-1974|
|Doncaster (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, England||metropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
Barnby Dun (or, originally, Barnby upon Don) was a village to the northeast of Doncaster included in Doncaster Rural District from the introduction of rural districts in 1894 until it was merged with the neighbouring parish of Kirk Sandall in 1921 to become Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall. The new parish also included the parish of Edenthorpe. The combined civil parish is now located in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Deighton from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "BARNBY-UPON-DON, or Barnby-Dun, a township and a parish in Doncaster district, W. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Don, and on the Doncaster and Thorne railway, 5 miles NE by N of Doncaster; and it has a station, of the name of Barnby-Dun, on the railway. Acres, 2,230. Real property, £4,259. Pop., 537. Houses, 118."
Historically, Barnby Dun was an ecclesiastical parish in the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill.
- GENUKI on Barnby Dun. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
- The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Barnby Dun provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
- A Vision of Britain through Time on Barnby Dun.
- A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to three maps for what is now South Yorkshire, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. These maps all blow up to a scale that will illustrate small villages and large farms or estates.
- Ordnance Survey West Riding 1888. The "Sanitary Districts (which preceded the rural districts) for the whole of the West Riding.
- Ordnance Survey West Riding South 1900. The rural and urban districts, not long after their introduction. (the southern part of Bradford, the southern part of Leeds, the southern part of Tadcaster Rural District, the southern part of Selby, Goole Rural District, and all the divisions of Halifax, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Doncaster, Barnsley, Rotherham and Sheffield)
- Ordnance Survey West Riding 1944. The urban and rural districts of the whole of the West Riding after the revisions of 1935.
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