Scope and Content

Comprising: Registration: Registers of Baptisms 1800-1971, Registers of Marriages 1849-1970, Registers of Burials 1817-1982, Registers of Banns 1896-1986, Registers of Confirmations 1922-1963, Registers of Services 1862-1981; Incumbent: tithe accounts 1776-1821 and other records 1824-1947, including churchyard 1884-1934; churchwardens: assessments 1739, 1771-1805, accounts 1765-1907, other records 1817-1876; PCC minutes 1897-1958, accounts 1912-1977 other records 1891-1956; Township: minute book relating to relief given because of the price of corn 1795 and resolutions of township meetings (4) 1800-1824; common field byelaws and agreements 1771-1804; return of owners, occupiers and rateable values under the County Rates Act, 1834; other township records 1774-1795; Overseers of the poor: assessments 1718-1810, accounts 1795-1836, apprenticeship 1787-1798, 1833, bastardy 1738-1834, removal 1757-1834, settlement 1724-1822, 1834, correspondence 1800-1836, census returns 1801-1831 with list of names of heads of households 1801, 1821 and 1831, with the ages of all inhabitants in five-year groupings for 1821, other overseers records 1802-1836; Constables: assessments (5) 1717-1797, accounts 1799-1836, militia lists (19) 1796-1831 and other militia records 1779-1815, agreements to prosecute felons 1757 and 1765, miscellaneous records 1796-1829; Highway surveyors: assessments 1759-1822, accounts 1767-1837, other records 1780-1837; Taxation: assessed tax returns 1764-1834, land tax returns 1758, 1766, 1773, 1775-1832 and other taxation records 1760-1837; Schools: Swinton National School (miscellaneous) 1835-1942; Hoyland National School managers' minutes 1904-1926; Other records 1757-1955, including copy of 1816 plan of township, drawings and photographs of church, 19th century

Administrative / Biographical History

Created out of the parish of Wath upon Dearne


The collection is divided into nine series as follows:

P59/1: Registration, Church Services, and Worship

P59/2: Incumbent

P59/3: Churchwardens

P59/4: Parochial Church Council

P59/5: Auxiliary Organisations

P59/6: Townships

P59/7: Charities

P59/8: School

P59/10: Miscellaneous

Access Information


Private (Church of England)

Access will be granted to any accredited member of Doncaster Libraries

Related Material

Also available: Index: Bapt 1800-1892 Bur 1817-1885; Bishop's transcripts 1815-1849 (on microfilm)