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Mexborough, Doncaster

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Mexborough, Doncaster

Mexborough is a town in the metropolitan borough of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England, situated on the north bank of the River Don west of its confluence with the River Dearne. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it has a population of 14,750.
Administrative CountyDoncaster
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4700
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01709

Mexborough, Doncaster in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mexborough, town, par., and township with ry. sta., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on Dearne and Dove Canal, 7½ miles SW. of Doncaster and 11¼ NE. of Sheffield - par., 2367 ac., pop. 7950; town and township, 1293 ac., pop. 6319; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 news-paper; has large potteries and ironworks.

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