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Thorne, Doncaster

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Thorne, Doncaster

Thorne is a market town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 16,592.
Post townDoncaster
Administrative CountyDoncaster
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE6813
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 code01405
Population16,592 (2001)

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

Thorne, market town and par. with ry. sta., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Don, 9 miles NE. of Doncaster, 12,408 ac., pop. 3484; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Wednesday. Thorne is a small but flourishing town, and carries on a considerable trade. It has barge-building, roperies, timber-yards, and wharves.

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