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Throapham is a hamlet in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England.
The Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham is a metropolitan borough of South Yorkshire, England. It is named after its largest town, Rotherham, but also spans the outlying towns of Maltby, Rawmarsh, Swinton, Wath-upon-Dearne, and also Dinnington and Laughton as well as a suburban and rural element composed of hills, escarpments and broad valleys.
South Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. It is the southernmost county in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and had a population of 1.34 million in 2011. It has an area of 1,552 square kilometres (599 sq mi) and consists of four metropolitan boroughs, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield. South Yorkshire was created on 1 April 1974 as a result of the Local Government Act 1972. Its largest settlement is Sheffield.
Throapham was historically a township in the ancient parish of St John's in the West Riding of Yorkshire. St John's parish church, a Grade I listed building,was in the neighbouring parish-town of St John's, a very small place, and the two places formed a single township known as St Johns with Throapham. In 1866 St Johns with Throapham became a civil parish, as did Letwell, the other township in the ancient parish. In 1954 the civil parish of St Johns with Throapham was abolished and merged with the civil parish of Dinnington to form the new civil parish of Dinnington St John's.
In England, a township is a local division or district of a large parish containing a village or small town usually having its own church. A township may or may not be coterminous with a chapelry, manor, or any other minor area of local administration.
The West Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions of Yorkshire, England. From 1889 to 1974 the administrative county, County of York, West Riding, was based closely on the historic boundaries. The lieutenancy at that time included the City of York and as such was named West Riding of the County of York and the County of the City of York.
St John's Church is a redundant Anglican church near the village of Throapham, on the road between Dinnington and Laughton-en-le-Morthen, South Yorkshire, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building, and is under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.
In 1974 Throapham was transferred to the new county of South Yorkshire.
Anston is a civil parish in South Yorkshire, England, formally known as North and South Anston. The parish consists of the settlements of North Anston and South Anston, divided by the Anston Brook.
Dinnington is a town in South Yorkshire, England. It is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, as a border town, it is almost equidistant from Sheffield to Rotherham, and about 5 miles (8 km) from Worksop.
Woodsetts is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England, on the border with Nottinghamshire. It lies between the towns of Dinnington and Worksop at an elevation of around 60 metres above sea level, and has a population of 1,802 reducing to 1,746 at the 2011 Census.
Dinnington is a village and civil parish in the English county of Somerset, situated 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Crewkerne in the South Somerset district. The village has a population of 65.
Patrington is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness, 9 miles (14 km) south-east of Hedon, 16 miles (26 km) south-east of Kingston upon Hull and 4 miles (6.4 km) south-west of Withernsea on the A1033. Along with Winestead, it was a seat of the ancient Hildyard/Hilliard/Hildegardis family.
Warley Town is a town near Halifax in the county of West Yorkshire, England. Warley is a ward of Calderdale. The population of this ward as taken at the 2011 Census was 12,215.
Burnsall is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the River Wharfe in Wharfedale, and is in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Brough with St. Giles is a village and a civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. The civil parish also includes the settlements of Catterick Bridge and Walkerville, and Catterick Racecourse and the site of the Roman town of Cataractonium. According to the 2001 Census the parish had a population of 338, increasing to 801 at the 2011 census.
Kiveton Park was a rural district in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1894 to 1974.
Thorner is a rural village and civil parish in the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England, located between Seacroft and Wetherby. It had a population of 1,646 at the 2011 Census.
Hampsthwaite is a large village and civil parish in Nidderdale in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It lies on the south bank of the River Nidd 5 miles (8 km) north west of Harrogate. In the 2011 census the parish had a population of 1,083.
Shadwell is a village and civil parish in north east Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The village is 6 miles (9.7 km) to the north east of Leeds city centre.
Spennithorne is a village and civil parish in lower Wensleydale in North Yorkshire, England. The village is situated 2 miles (3.2 km) south-east of the market town Leyburn, on a slight elevation above the River Ure, which forms the southern boundary of the parish. The village is overlooked by the steeple of St. Michael's Church.
Gisburn is a village and civil parish within the Ribble Valley borough of Lancashire, England. It lies 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Clitheroe and 11 miles (18 km) west of Skipton. The civil parish had a population of 506, recorded in the 2001 census, increasing to 521 at the 2011 Census.
West Bradford is a village and civil parish Lancashire, England, 27 miles (43 km) west of the larger city of Bradford, West Yorkshire and 2.5 miles (4 km) north of Clitheroe. The population of the civil parish taken at the 2011 census was 788. It covers some 2000 acres of the Forest of Bowland. In Domesday, it is recorded as Bradeford and in the thirteenth century, Braford in Bouland. It was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire until 1974. "West Bradford" was introduced in the nineteenth century at the time of the introduction of postal services to help distinguish the village from its larger eastern neighbour of the same name.
Sutton is a small village in the Selby District in North Yorkshire, England. It lies 1 mile north of Knottingley, across the River Aire in West Yorkshire.
High Abbotside is a civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. It is a rural parish on the north side of upper Wensleydale, and includes the settlements of Hardraw, Sedbusk and several hamlets.
Great Mitton is a village and a civil parish in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire, England. It is separated from the civil parish of Little Mitton by the River Ribble, both lie about three miles from the town of Clitheroe. The combined population of both civil parishes at the 2011 census was 266. In total, Great and Little Mitton cover less than 2000 acres of the Forest of Bowland, making it the smallest township in the Forest. Historically, the village is part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, but was transferred to Lancashire for administrative purposes on 1 April 1974, under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972.
Hartwith cum Winsley is a civil parish in Harrogate district, North Yorkshire, England. Historically it was a township in the ancient parish of Kirkby Malzeard in the West Riding of Yorkshire, a detached part of that parish. It became a separate civil parish in 1866, and was transferred to North Yorkshire in 1974.