Scope and Content

Comprising: Composite Registers and Registers of Baptism 1654-1958, Registers of Marriages 1654-1914, Registers of Burials 1654-1939, Registers of Services 1884-1974; Incumbent tithe rent accounts 1749-1836 and other records 1875, 1877; Churchwardens: accounts 1790-1922, terriers [4] 1764-1786, and other records 1877-1956; Township: Overseers of the Poor accounts 1746-1837, apprenticeship 1749-1815, bastardy 1748-1796, removal 1757-1800, settlement 1698-1807; other township records (few) 1756-1803; other records 1787-1972, including a vocal score of Handel's 'Messiah', purchased 1787

Administrative / Biographical History

This church was declared redundant on 12 February 1975. On 2 July 1976 care of the property was vested in the Churches Conservation Trust.


The collection is divided into five series as follows:

P55/1: Registration, Church Services, and Worship

P55/2: Incumbent

P55/3: Churchwardens

P55/5: Choir

P55/6: Township

P55/10: Miscellaneous

Access Information


Private (Church of England)

Access will be granted to any accredited member of Doncaster Libraries

Custodial History

The Overseers of the Poor account book [P55/6/B/1/2] was transferred to Doncaster Archives on 16 November 2012, having been donated to Sheffield Archives by Mrs Elizabeth Wild of York. The volume was formerly in the care of Mrs Wild's father, Mr Godfrey Broadhead (1920–2003), who worked as Head Forester at the Wentworth Estate and was trustee of Wentworth Charities.

Related Material

Also available: Index: Bapt 1654-1880 Marr 1654-1837 Bur 1654-1837; Bishop's transcripts 1604-1856 (on microfilm)