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Auckley or Awkley, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Auckley or Awkley, a township and a village in the parish of Finningley, partly in Notts, and partly in W.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles from Finningley railway station, and 5 ESE of Doncaster. Acreage, 2087; population, 253. It has a post office under Doncaster, which is the money order and telegraph office. There is a chapel of ease attached to the church at Finningley, and a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNottinghamshire 
Civil parishFinningley 
Poor Law unionDoncaster 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Nottinghamshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Nottinghamshire 1569 & 1614 is available on the Heraldry page.