Arksey

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Arksey
All Saints' church - geograph.org.uk - 178113.jpg
All Saints' church
Arksey is located in South Yorkshire
Arksey
Arksey
Arksey shown within South Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE580068
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DONCASTER
Postcode district DN5
Dialling code 01302
Police South Yorkshire
Fire South Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°33′19″N 1°07′32″W / 53.5553°N 1.1256°W / 53.5553; -1.1256Coordinates: 53°33′19″N 1°07′32″W / 53.5553°N 1.1256°W / 53.5553; -1.1256

Arksey is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England. It was the birthplace of the children's writer Barbara Euphan Todd on 9 January 1890.

The sey in Arksey means island in old English , an appropriate name due to the fact as it being surrounded by marshland.

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History[edit]

Arksey is older than the Doomsday Book, (more facts on that in an external link above).