Place:Brompton by Sawdon, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameBrompton by Sawdon
Alt namesBrompton (near Scarborough)source: altenate name
Bromptonsource: Wikipedia
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.257°N 0.552°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire     (1974 - )

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Brompton is a civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire containing the villages of Brompton-by-Sawdon and Sawdon.

The village of Brompton-by-Sawdon is about west of Scarborough itself, close to the North York Moors and on the A170 road. According to the 2011 UK census, Brompton parish had a population of 573, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 516.

Under 'Brompton', the sign on entry to the village reads 'The Birthplace Of Aviation' owing to the long term residence of pioneering aeronautical engineer Sir George Cayley. Brompton has been the seat of the Cayley family since the Middle Ages.

The poet William Wordsworth, married Mary Hutchinson at All Saints' Church in the village, on 4 October 1802. A copy of the wedding certificate can be seen in All Saints Church.


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