Place:Harthill, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameHarthill
Alt namesHarthill-with-Woodallsource: Family History Library Catalog
Hertilsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.316°N 1.254°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoKiveton 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
Dinnington St. John's, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcivil parish with which it forms a continuous settlement
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Harthill is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham (part of South Yorkshire, England), on the border with Derbyshire. It lies between Killamarsh and Thorpe Salvin, and is located at approximately , at an elevation of around 110 metres above sea level. In the 2001 census, the civil parish of Harthill with Woodall had a population of 1,909.

Harthill is traditionally an agricultural village, although there is also a history of quarrying whetstones for use in knife-sharpening.

The parish church of All Hallows dates from 1085, when it was commissioned by William de Warenne. The tower is 14th century. Thomas Osborne, 4th Duke of Leeds, a major landowner is interred in the crypt.

Harthill has two public houses: the Beehive and the Blue Bell.

Harthill is the principal village in the civil parish of Harthill with Woodall. The parish also contains Harthill Reservoir which feeds the Chesterfield Canal, Nor Wood, and the hamlet of Woodall with its M1 motorway service station.

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