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Thurlstone, Barnsley

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Thurlstone, Barnsley

Thurlstone is a village near Penistone in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. Originally it was a small farming community. Some industries developed using water power from the River Don (corn milling, wire drawing and various wool/cloth processes). Most of these are now gone and only James Durrans (carbon products) and Service Direct owned by 'Don Eddie' remains. The village is now a dormitory for the urban areas of South and West Yorkshire.
Administrative CountyBarnsley
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2303
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01226

Other names by which Thurlstone, Barnsley has been known in the past


Thurlstone, Barnsley in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Thurlstone, township, Penistone par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 1½ mile NW. of Penistone and 8 miles SW. of Barnsley, 8117 ac., pop. 2851; P.O., called Thurlestone; has mfrs. of woollen cloth; Thurlstone is a local government district.

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