Dennaby

DENNABY, a township, in the parish of Mexborough, union of Doncaster, S. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, W. riding of York, 6¼ miles (N. E. by N.) from Rotherham; containing 167 inhabitants. This place, in Domesday book called Degenebi, is situated on the south side of the river Don, and comprises about 1100 acres of land, divided into several well-cultivated farms; it was formerly the property of the Vavasour family. The tithes have been commuted for £283. 10., payable to the Archdeacon of York.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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