|Alt names||Bilingelei||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 313|
|Bilingeleia||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 313|
|Bilingelie||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 313|
|Bingelie||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 313|
|Type||Hamlet, Civil parish|
|Located in||West Riding of Yorkshire, England ( - 1974)|
|Also located in||South Yorkshire, England (1974 - )|
|Yorkshire, England |
|See also||Barnsley Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district of which it was a part 1894-1938|
|Hemsworth Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district of which it was a part 1938-1974|
|Barnsley (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
- the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia
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.