Place:Maltby (near Rotherham), West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameMaltby (near Rotherham)
Alt namesMaltby
Maltebisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 318
Sandbeck Parksource: settlement in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish, Urban district
Coordinates53.418°N 1.203°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoStrafforth and Tickhill Wapentake, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
Rotherham Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1894-1924
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
NOTE: There is also a place named Maltby (near Middlesbrough) in the very north of the North Riding of Yorkshire.

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Maltby is a former mining town and civil parish of 16,688 inhabitants (2011) in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. It was historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire. It is located about east of Rotherham town centre and north-east of Sheffield city centre. It forms a continuous urban area with Hellaby, separated from the rest of Rotherham by the M18 motorway.

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Maltby (near Rotherham) was originally an ancient parish in Strafforth and Tickhill Wapentake in the West Riding of Yorkshire. In 1866 the status of civil parish was introduced and this was taken on by most ancient parishes and also by their subsidiary townships if they were of any size at all. In 1866 both Maltby and its township of Hooton Levett became civil parishes. In 1894 they each became part of the Rotherham Rural District of the West Riding.

In 1924 Maltby became an Urban District which was made up of its civil parish and one named Stainton Urban. (Source: A Vision of Britain through Time and this map). Since 1974 Maltby has been part of the Rotherham Metropolitan Borough in the administrative county of South Yorkshire.

The civil parishes represented by the numbers on the map will be found on the pages for Rotherham Rural District and Kiveton Park Rural District.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Maltby, South Yorkshire. The gazetteer reference from A Vision of Britain through Time also gives a picture of Maltby in the mid-nineteenth century.

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