Whiston Sign Whiston Heritage Society
Rotherham, South Yorkshire


A display of memorabilia relating to the village is on show in the Manorial Barn. This includes various aretfacts with a farming connection as well as some relating to the development of the village.
In addition there is the Newman wall display of tools used particularly in the farming industry together with a short description of each.

Visits to the barn can be made by arrangement. Contact Us


Photos of the Plaques for:

Whiston Tollhouse Plaque - 2012

The Old Mill

Mill Sign

The Blacking Factory

blacking factory

The Pound

The Parish Pound

The Trough

the trough

Our Publications

Our Publications:

All publications are currently being sold at £2.00 each.

  1. Whiston: Beyond the Village Centre (2017) - sold out.
  2. Whiston at Play (2014). 100 pages - copies available.

  3. Old Whiston: Good - Buy! (2012). 76 pages - copies available.

  4. The Village Remembers: Whiston 1936 - 1953 (2009). 88 pages,
    - currently out of print.

  5. A reprint of Eleanor Kimber's book describing village life in the 19th Century.
    Kimber.E (2008) Youthful Memories of Whiston. 20 pages, - copies available.

  6. The Changing Face of Whiston (2007). 30 pages - copies available.

  7. Stories and Photographs of Whiston Past (2005). 34 pages - copies available.

  8. A collection of six notelets featuring pen drawings of Whiston; drawn by a local artist. ₤2.00 - copies available.

    Other Publications:

  9. J.D. Griffin (1956) The story of the church of St. Mary Magdalene: Whiston and its Parish.

  10. J.D. Griffin (1967) The Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene, Whiston.

  11. M.Butcher (1989) A History of Whiston.

  12. D.G. Bartholomew, Memories of Whiston. - Non-WHS publication, currently unavailable.


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  • To purchase one of these items, or for further advice, please get in touch with us using the Contact Us page.
  • Our latest book: Whiston at Play is also available on Ebay by clicking here.
  • Thank you.



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