Place:Royston, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameRoyston
Alt namesRoystonesource: Family History Catalog
TypeCivil parish, Urban district
Coordinates53.61°N 1.45°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoBarnsley Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1896
Barnsley (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Royston is a suburban village within the Metropolitan borough of Barnsley, in South Yorkshire, England. Historically it was in the West Riding of Yorkshire, but was incorporated into the Metropolitan borough of Barnsley in 1974 and is now on the border with West Yorkshire. It is part of the Barnsley Central borough constituency, and has a population of 9,375.

Royston was a civil parish and an ecclesiastical and a civil parish in the wapentake of Staincross. In 1894 the parish becme part of the Barnsley Rural District, but this was short-lived. It became an urban district in 1896. The villages of Carlton, Cudworth and Monk Bretton were all originally in Royston parish.

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