Stainton, South Yorkshire

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Stainton is located in South Yorkshire
Stainton shown within South Yorkshire
Population 271 (2011)
OS grid reference SK551935
• London 140 mi (230 km) S
Civil parish
  • Stainton
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district S66
Police South Yorkshire
Fire South Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
53°26′10″N 1°10′17″W / 53.4362°N 1.17138°W / 53.4362; -1.17138Coordinates: 53°26′10″N 1°10′17″W / 53.4362°N 1.17138°W / 53.4362; -1.17138

Stainton is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England.

Stainton church from Lime Kiln Lane

The parish has a population of 269,[1] increasing marginally to 271 at the 2011 Census.[2] and is historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Stainton is recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book. Stainton grew in the 19th century, providing homes for miners at Maltby.

Stainton ecclesiastical parish is within the Diocese of Sheffield.[3] The parish church of St Winifred, a Grade II* listed building, dates from the 12th century.[4]

The current Stainton lord of the manor (as of 2015), is the 13th Earl of Scarbrough.[5] The cricketer Freddie Trueman was born at Scotch Springs in Stainton.[6]


  1. ^ "Doncaster (Metropolitan District): Parish Headcounts", Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 August 2009
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "St Winifred, Stainton", The Church of England. Retrieved 31 March 2015
  4. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Winifred, School Lane (1286289)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Stainton A South Yorkshire Village", Stainton Village Website. Retrieved 31 March 2015
  6. ^ Arlott, John; "Fred Trueman", The Guardian, 3 July 2006. Retrieved 31 March 2015

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