|Alt names||Darnintone||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 315|
|Darnitone||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 315|
|Type||Village, Civil parish|
|Located in||West Riding of Yorkshire, England ( - 1974)|
|Also located in||West Yorkshire, England (1974 - )|
|Yorkshire, England |
|See also||Osgoldcross Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district of which it was a part 1894-1974|
|Wakefield (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, England||metropolitan borough in which Darrington is located|
|Osgoldcross Wapentake, West Riding of Yorkshire, England||wapentake in which it was situated.|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Darrington is a small village and civil parish in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England, 3 miles (4.8 km) from Pontefract and 25 miles (40 km) from the city of York. The village is split in two by the busy A1 trunk road which runs from London to Scotland. According to the census of 2001, it had a population of 1,308.
GENUKI provides a description of the ecclesiastical parish of Darrington from a gazetteer from the 1820s. It was in the Osgoldcross Wapentake.
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