Staincross  West Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Staincross like this:

STAINCROSS, a village and a wapentake on the W side of W. R. Yorkshire. The village stands on a hill 3¼ miles NW of Barnsley; and is in Darton and Notton townships. The wapentake contains 9 parishes, and 2 parts; and is cut into two divisions, lower and upper. Acres, 38,753 and 45,818. Pop. in 1851, 30,167 and 20,051; in 1861, 57,938. Houses, 11,682.

Additional information about this locality is available for Darton

Staincross through time

Staincross is now part of Barnsley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Barnsley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Staincross itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Staincross, in Barnsley and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 14th November 2019

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