Place:Greasbrough, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameGreasbrough
Alt namesGersebrocsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
Greseburgsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
Gresseburgsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
TypeSuburb
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, Englandtown of which it was a part until 1974
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


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Greasbrough is a small suburb in Rotherham, in South Yorkshire, England.

Greasbrough has 2,038 inhabitants and of land belonging to Earl FitzWilliam.[1] It is located two miles (3 km) north of Rotherham. 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.[1] There is a main school in Greasbrough named Greasbrough Junior & Infant School, situated on Munsbrough Rise. This also has a nursery in the same building, starting from the age of 3. Greasbrough also has a football team called Greasbrough Youth, with players from ages 6. There is a Boys' team and there used to be a Girls' team. However, the Girls' team has now moved to Rawmarsh. It is also well known for it's Working Mens Club which has been host to many Hollywood acts over the years such as Johnny Ray, Bob Monkhouse, Matt Monro and Adam Faith. They now provide fantastic upcoming bands. For more details about Greasbrough WMC, visit: greasbroughwmc.wix.com/whats-on


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