Place:


Firbeck  West Riding

 

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

FIRBECK, a parish in Worksop district and W. R. Yorkshire; adjacent to Notts, 4 miles SSW of Tickhill, and 6 NNW of Worksop r. station. It includes part of the hamlet of Stone; and its post town is Letwell, under Worksop. Acres, 1, 330. Real property, £2, 323. Pop., 195. Houses, 42. Firbeck Hall is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Letwell, in the diocese of York. -Value, £300.* Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is later English. Charities, £5.

Firbeck through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12582

Date accessed: 14th July 2020


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