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Thorpe Hesley, Rotherham

Thorpe Hesley is a suburb of Rotherham. It lies on the east side of the M1 motorway at junction 35. Described in the late 19th century as an old village 6 miles from Sheffield, it was noted for the manufacture of nails. It lies in the township of Wentworth, except a small part which is in Kimberworth township. It has a church, built in 1837 chiefly at the cost of Earl Fitzwilliam and the Earl of Effingham.
Post townROTHERHAM
Administrative CountyRotherham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSK3796
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code0114
 

Thorpe Hesley, Rotherham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Thorpe Hesley, eccl. dist., Ecclesfield, Rotherham, and Wath upon Dearne pars., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, near Rotherham, pop. 2178; P.O.

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