Braithwell  West Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Braithwell like this:

BRAITHWELL, a village and a township in Doncaster district; and a parish in Doncaster and Rotherham districts, W. R. Yorkshire. The village stands 2½ miles SSE of Conisbrough r. station, and 4¾ W by N of Tick hill; and has a post office under Rotherham. The township includes also the hamlet of Micklebring. ...

Acres, 1,920. Real property, £2,734. Pop., 422. Houses, 99. The parish contains also the township of Bramley. Acres, 2,904. Real property, £4,581. Pop., 757. Houses, 177. The property is much subdivided. Roman coins and urns have been found. The living is a rectory in the dio. of York. Value, £330.* patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is early English. There are two Wesleyan chapels, and charities £24.

Braithwell through time

Braithwell is now part of Doncaster district. Click here for graphs and data of how Doncaster has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Braithwell itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Braithwell, in Doncaster and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th April 2021

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