1851 – Sale of Denaby


The Sheffield Independent, May 10 th 1851

Sale of Denaby



Is instructed to sell by AUCTION on Thursday, the 22 nd Day of May, 1851 at Four o´clock p.m. at the Normanton Hotel (unless an acceptable offer is previously made by PRIVATE CONTRACT, of which notice will be given.)


The MANOR and ENTIRE TOWNSHIP of DENABY, in the Parish of Mexborough, in the said County of York, comprising, in a Ring Fence,


or thereabouts, divided into commodious Farms, with suitable Outbuildings and Cottages for Labourers.

The Tithes, which are payable to the Archdeacon of York, have been commuted at £283 10s.

The Estate is beautifully wooded, and there are three very excellent Stone Quarries at present opened therein, and from Borings recently made, it has been ascertained to contain VALUABLE BEDS OF COAL.


extends to within Six Miles of Doncaster and Five of Rotherham, and is about Ten Miles from Sheffield, and Nine from Barnsley; it is bounded on the East by the Township of C0nisbro’, being within a Mile of Conisboro’ Castle, on the West by the Township of Swinton, on the North by the Navigable River Don, in the Township of Mexborough, and on the South by the Township of Hooton Roberts, the River Dun forming in fact the North and West Boundaries thereof.


The South Yorkshire Railway intersects this Estate from East to West, forming a Junction between the Great Northern Railway at Doncaster, and the Midland Railway at Swinton from which latter place it is only distant about two Miles


The Minerals in both Brinsworth and Denaby are- well worth the attention of individual Capitalists, or of a Joint Stock Company, as the demand is greatly increasing and a ready transit is afforded by the River Dun and the Canals communicating therewith, and by the Midland the South Yorkshire and the Great Northern Railways.


Plans of the Estates are now being prepared and will, with more detailed Advertisements, shortly be published; in the meantime, for further Particulars, or to treat for the purchase of either of the Estates may be made to Mr. Newman, Solicitor, Darley Hall, near Barnsley, or to Mr. E NEWMAN, Solicitor, Barnsley

Note: The Manor of Brinsworth was also included in the Sale