Dearne Valley (Valley of Death!)

Living in Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire

Allegedly cast out of Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham probably 200 years ago, I was told by a Minister, “non-conformists” were not allowed to take up residence any closer than 7 miles to any of these towns. Goldthorpe, equidistant from these three towns, therefore looks very much like a “non-conformist settlement”, and is probably why the […]

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