Source: GENUKI "Byram cum Poole, in the parish of Brotherton, wapentake of Barkston Ash 3 miles NNE. of Ferrybridge."
"Brotherton, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Barkston-Ash, liberties of St. Peter, and honour of Pontefract; (Brotherton Hall, (see photograph) the seat of John Crowder, Esq.) 1 mile N. of Ferrybridge, 3 from Pontefract, 8¼ from Aberford, 11 from Selby, 12 from Tadcaster, 22 from York. Pop. 1,491. The Church, peculiar, is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Edward (see Churches for photograph), in the deanry of the Ainsty, value, ~£5. 6s. 8d. Patron, the Dean and Chapter of York."