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Staincross, Barnsley

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Staincross, Barnsley

Staincross is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, on the border with West Yorkshire. Formerly part of the now defunct Barnsley West and Penistone borough constituency, following the Boundary Commission for England's report on South Yorkshire's Parliamentary constituencies in 2004 and the subsequent inquiry in 2005, it is now part of the Barnsley Central borough constituency. The Staincross wapentake was named for the village.
Administrative CountyBarnsley
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3310
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

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

Staincross.-- wapentake, S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 82,369 ac., pop. 53,851; contains 9 pars, and parts of 2 others.

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