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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 833 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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WORSBOROUGH, an urban district in the Holmfirth parliamentary division of the W. Riding of Yorkshire, England, 3 M. S. of Barnsley, near the Sheffield & Barnsley branch of the Great Central railway, and on a branch of the Deame & Dove canal. Pop. (1901) 10,336. The church of St Mary is an interesting structure with remains of Norman work, but chiefly of Early English date. There are extensive collieries and gunpowder mills near, and in the town iron and steel works and corn mills.
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WORSHIP (i.e. " worth-ship," O. Eng. weor8scipe)

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We live in Cheshire and visited Worsborough on Friday, 9th September and would have liked to have looked inside the church. Other than during church services, when is it possible to gain entry? Regards Aileen Scoltock
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