Place:Bramwith Sand, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameBramwith Sand
Alt namesSouth Bramwithsource: GENUKI
Coordinates53.5955°N 1.0617°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
West Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoThorne Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Doncaster (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, Englandunitary authority in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

GENUKI quotes from a gazetteer of the 1820s:

"BRAMWITH SAND, (or South Bramwith) in the parishes of Barnby Dun and Hatfield, and wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill; 5 miles SW. of Thorne."

The settlement is not found amongst entries in Wikipedia or A Vision of Britain through Time.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Bramwith Sand. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Hatfield provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to three maps for what is now South Yorkshire, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. These maps all blow up to a scale that will illustrate small villages and large farms or estates.
  • Ordnance Survey West Riding 1888. The "Sanitary Districts (which preceded the rural districts) for the whole of the West Riding.
  • Ordnance Survey West Riding South 1900. The rural and urban districts, not long after their introduction. (the southern part of Bradford, the southern part of Leeds, the southern part of Tadcaster Rural District, the southern part of Selby, Goole Rural District, and all the divisions of Halifax, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Doncaster, Barnsley, Rotherham and Sheffield)
  • Ordnance Survey West Riding 1944. The urban and rural districts of the whole of the West Riding after the revisions of 1935.