Place:Greasbrough, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesGersebrocsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
Greseburgsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
Gresseburgsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
TypeUrban district, Suburb
Coordinates53.45°N 1.372°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoRotherham, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandborough of which it was a part until 1974
Rawmarsh, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district into which part of it was transferred in 1936
Rotherham Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district into which part of it was transferred in 1936
Rotherham (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Greasbrough is a small suburb of Rotherham, in South Yorkshire, England. It covers 2,270 acres (9.2 km2) of land belonging to Earl FitzWilliam and had a population of 2,038 according to the UK census of 2001. It is located two miles (3 km) north of Rotherham.

At the end of the 19th century Greasbrough was a civil parish, chapelry and urban district in the West Riding of Yorkshire. It continued to be an urban district until 1936 when the area was split between Rotherham Urban District, Rawmarsh and Rotherham Rural District. The whole area is now in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire.

Greasbrough has a gothic style church called St. Mary's, which was completed in 1828. A schoolroom is built into the rear lower part of the building. There are also Wesleyan and Independent chapels, also with attached schools.

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