Place:Clayton-with-Frickley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesFrickleysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.561°N 1.317°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoDoncaster Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Doncaster (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Clayton with Frickley is a civil parish made up of the villages of Clayton and Frickley. The parish is now located in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England, on the border with West Yorkshire. It is located north of the village of Thurnscoe, at an elevation of around 80 metres above sea level.

Prior to the nationside reorganization of local government in 1974, Clayton-with-Frickley was part of the Doncaster Rural District. Historically, Clayton-with-Frickley was known as the ecclesiastical parish of Frickley with Clayton in the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Clayton-with-Frickley. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Frickley with Clayton provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Clayton-with-Frickley.
  • 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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