Place:Billingley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameBillingley
Alt namesBilingeleisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 313
Bilingeleiasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 313
Bilingeliesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 313
Bingeliesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 313
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates53.533°N 1.338°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoBarnsley Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1938
Hemsworth Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1938-1974
Barnsley (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Billingley is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, in South Yorkshire, England, east of Barnsley. At the 2001 census it had a population of 177.

Billingley was a civil parish within Barnsley Rural District from 1894 until 1938, when it was transferred to Hemsworth Rural District. In 1974, within the nationwide reorganization of local government, the whole of Hemsworth Rural District was absorbed by the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England.

Historically it was in the ecclesiastical parish of Darfield in the wapentake of Staincross.

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