Place:Darton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameDarton
Alt namesDertonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
Dertunsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
Dertunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
TypeVillage, Urban district
Coordinates53.584°N 1.508°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
See alsoBarnsley (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Darton is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley (part of South Yorkshire, England), on the southern border of West Yorkshire. According to the 2001 UK census, it had a population of approximately 14,900. Darton lies on the River Dearne, directly to the east of Kexbrough, and 5 miles (8.0 km) north of the town of Barnsley.

Before 1938 Darton was an urban district in the West Riding of Yorkshire. In 1938 it was absorbed into Barnsley.

In addition to the village of Darton, the urban district contained the villages of Barugh, Barugh Green and Kexbrough.

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