Hoyland-Swaine

HOYLAND-SWAINE, a township, in the parish of Silkstone, union of Wortley, wapentake of Staincross, W. riding of York, 2 miles (N. E.) from Penistone; containing 713 inhabitants. The township comprises about 2050 acres: the village consists chiefly of scattered houses, irregularly built, and the inhabitants are principally employed in the manufacture of nails. There is a place of worship for Methodists of the New Connexion.

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

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