Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Brotherton. You may be able to find further references to Brotherton in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Brotherton parish and township Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Brotherton.

Place Type of entry Source
Byram with Poole township Bartholomew
BYROME-WITH-POOL a township Imperial
POOL a hamlet Imperial
Sutton township Bartholomew
SUTTON a township Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Brotherton within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Camden Yorkshire: West Riding 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Sutton 0 2
Byram 0 2
Burton Salmon 0 2
Water Frystone 0 2
Knottingley 6 2
Ferrybridge 4 5
Fairburn 0 3
Hillam 0 2
Monkhill 0 2
Beal 0 2
Lumby 0 1
Monk Fryston 0 3
Criding Stubbs 0 2
Milford Junction 0 2
Osgoldcross 0 2
Pontefract 14 5
Ledsham 0 2
South Milford 0 4
Castleford 14 2
Glass Houghton 0 3