Moss is a colliery village within the Doncaster and Adwick area, and is one of the smallest in the Metropolitan Borough. According to the 2011 Census, Moss had a population of 389, a slight increase of the 2001 Census where it recorded just 290 within the area. The rural village does not rely on tourism, as the only train station; Moss Railway closed in 1953.

Moss Funeral Services, home of Paul Young Funeral Director

Today, the village lies between the historic ‘Great North Road’ which leads directly to major cities, such as York, Leeds, and Lincoln, as well as Doncaster the home of Paul Young Funeral Director. Fun fact, Paul young actually travelled up and down the ‘Great North Road’ while working at his dad’s funeral directors in Leeds, picking up the horse manure from the funerals.

The village is close to Woodlands, home to two churches, Woodlands All Saints’ Church, built from red brick in 1913 and used for the mining community, and St Joseph & St Theresa’s Catholic Church, with community Hall. The village also owns the largest community facility built in 1924 mostly for the miners and the woodlands community. However, it is now the village’s sporting and leisure facility.


If you need any more information on our funeral services, you are most welcome to call in for a friendly coffee and chat at any time. Please contact me via the contact page to arrange a meeting to discuss your needs.