Place:Monk Bretton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameMonk Bretton
Alt namesBretonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 318
Brettonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 318
Monk-Brettonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage, Suburb
Coordinates53.551°N 1.457°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoBarnsley (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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Monk Bretton is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. It lies approximately two miles north-east from Barnsley town centre.

From 1897 until 1921 part of Monk Bretton was in the Ardsley Urban District. Historically, Monk Bretton was in the parish of Royston in the Staincross Wapentake.

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