Staincross was a
wapentakeof the West Riding of Yorkshire. The district was named for the village of Staincrossand also included the parishes of Felkirk, High Hoyland, Penistone, Royston, Silkstone(including Barnsley) and Tankersleyand parts of Darfieldand Wragby.
The original meeting place of the wapentake is believed to have been in or near Staincross. [David Hey, "Medieval South Yorkshire"]
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