Place:Dinnington, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesDomnitonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
Dunintonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
Dunnitonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
TypeTown, Civil parish
Coordinates53.367°N 1.2°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoDinnington St. John's, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandnewer civil parish taking in Dinnington and other local settlements in 1954.
Kiveton Park Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part until 1974
Rotherham (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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Dinnington is a town in South Yorkshire, England. It is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, as a border town, it's situated almost equidistant from Sheffield to Rotherham, and approximately from Worksop.

Dinnington is the principal settlement in the civil parish of Dinnington St John's, which also includes the small satellite hamlets of Throapham and St John's. The Dinnington St John's parish is the most populous constituent of the St John's ward, which also includes the parishes of Laughton-en-le-Morthen, Firbeck, Letwell and Gildingwells. In 2001 this ward had a population of 11,476, with Dinnington St John's itself making up 9,161 of that figure. Dinnington is about above sea level.

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