Swinton, Rotherham

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Swinton is a settlement in Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham

Other current and historical names

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Swinton within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Swinton in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Swinton, town and township with ry. sta., Wath upon Dearne and Mexborough pars., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 10½ miles NE. of Sheffield, 1770 ac., pop. 7612; P.O., T.O.; contains the Rockingham pottery works and the Swinton iron works, and carries on coal mining, bottle making, glass mfrs., and repairing of railway engines and waggons.

Swinton in the Domesday Book

A village in Strafforth hundred, in the county of Yorkshire.

Two manors recorded in Domesday.

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