Hiendley, South

HIENDLEY, SOUTH, a township, in the parish of Felkirk, wapentake of Staincross, W. riding of York, 6½ miles (N. E.) from Barnsley; containing 290 inhabitants. This place was formerly the property of the viscounts Galway, whose ancient mansion, Hodroyd Hall, is now a farmhouse. The township comprises about 1246 acres, and includes the hamlet of Upper Hiendley: the village is pleasantly situated on an acclivity. Schools for the children of the poor are partly supported by endowment.

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

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