Skelmanthorpe

Skelmanthorpe has a population of 4,198 according to the 2001 census and is part of the Denby Dale parish.

Locals refer to Skelmanthorpe as “Shat”.  Wikipedia says that it is an abbreviation of “Shatterers” as local labour was taken on during construction of the railway to break or ‘shatter’ rocks as well as work on the excavations. These unskilled labourers were referred to as Shatterers.

Upcoming Events in Skelmanthorpe

  • 11th Dec

    Tinsel Tuesday -

    Tinsel Tuesday is fancy dress with a festive twist; Decorating...

  • 12th Dec

    Powerhoop with Amanda - Skelmanthorpe

    Powerhoop Exercise class with a weighted hula hoop. 45 minutes long....

  • 12th Dec

    Wellcome to Forensics - Skelmanthorpe

    This is series of 6 weekly sessions running from10am to...

  • 18th Dec

    Tinsel Tuesday -

    Tinsel Tuesday is fancy dress with a festive twist; Decorating...

  • 19th Dec

    Powerhoop with Amanda - Skelmanthorpe

    Powerhoop Exercise class with a weighted hula hoop. 45 minutes long....

  • 26th Dec

    Powerhoop with Amanda - Skelmanthorpe

    Powerhoop Exercise class with a weighted hula hoop. 45 minutes long....

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