Place:Bretby, Derbyshire, England

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NameBretby
Alt namesBradbysource: Family History Library Catalog
Bretebisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 68
TypeVillage
Coordinates52.8°N 1.55°W
Located inDerbyshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Bretby is a village in the south of Derbyshire, England, north of Swadlincote and east of Burton upon Trent, on the border between Derbyshire and Staffordshire. The name means "dwelling place of Britons". There is a secondary settlement known as Stanhope Bretby - this was the site of a colliery.

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