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Goldthorpe, Barnsley

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Goldthorpe, Barnsley

Goldthorpe is a village within the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, in South Yorkshire, England. Historically within the West Riding of Yorkshire, it was anciently a small medieval farming village, Goldthorpe is recorded in the Domesday Book and was under the Manor of Bolton upon Dearne which was once owned by Roger de Busli. It is also the birthplace of Lewis Bedford, Great-Grandfather of Lewis Lockwood Goldthorpe railway station opened in 1988 on the Wakefield Line.
Administrative CountyBarnsley
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4604
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01709

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

Goldetorp ~ Godetorp ~ Guldetorp

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

Goldthorpe, hamlet, Bolton on Dearne par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 6½ miles NE. of Rotherham.

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