Place:Ecclesfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesEclesfeldsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
Eclesfeltsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
TypeTown or village, Civil parish
Coordinates53.435°N 1.474°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoWortley Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part until 1974
Sheffield (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
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Ecclesfield is a village settlement and civil parish in the City of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England, about 4 miles (6 km) north of Sheffield City Centre.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Eccelsfield.
Noting especially "Ecclesfield Church, St Mary’s, was originally the parish church for Hallamshire, one of the largest parishes in England. In the 17th century it was known as the “Minster of the Moors” because of its then rural situation. Ecclesfield's old village is also home to Whitley Hall, a 16th-century mansion property." ('Wikipedia')

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