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Whiston, Rotherham

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Whiston, Rotherham

Whiston is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 5,115. Originally a small rural village between Sheffield and Rotherham, within the Saxon "Shire of Hallun", Whiston is now a suburb of Rotherham, close to its border with Sheffield.
Administrative CountyRotherham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSK4590
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 code01709

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

Whiston, par., township, and vil., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - par., 3189 ac., pop. 1337; township (partly in Rotherham par. and bor.), 3948 ac., pop, 1388; vil., 2 miles SE. of Rotherham; P.O.

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