Coordinates: 53°26′13″N 1°10′05″W / 53.437°N 1.168°W Stainton is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it has a population of 269.
Stainton is recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book. The manor of Stainton is in the ownership of the Earl of Scarborough. 
Stainton grew in the 19th century, providing homes for miners at Maltby. The cricketer Freddie Trueman was born in Stainton.