This website is a supplement to the book TICKHILL - discover its past

which was published by Tickhill & District Local History Society in September 2014.

The website contains only new material not published in the book.

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4 - FARMING

Tickhill’s main ‘industry’ and source of employment has always been farming. For centuries, people have farmed to survive. By the 10th and 11th centuries much of the land in South Yorkshire had been farmed for hundreds or even thousands of years, and many field and estate boundaries are ancient in origin.

Chapter Contents of the Book

Ownership of Limestone Hill Farm