Brotherton

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Brotherton
Yorkshire
West Riding
Brotherton, Church of St Edward the Confessor.jpg
St Edward the Confessor, Brotherton
Location
Grid reference: SE481259
Location: 53°43’39"N, 1°16’17"W
Data
Population: 728  (2011)
Post town: Knottingley
Postcode: WF11
Local Government
Council: North Yorkshire
Parliamentary
constituency:
Selby and Ainsty

Brotherton is a village in the West Riding of Yorkshire, close by the River Aire.

The 2011 census recorded a parish population of 728.

Brotherton was the birthplace of Thomas of Brotherton, Earl of Norfolk, son of King Edward I and Margaret of France.[1]

Brotherton Church of England parish church, dedicated to Edward the Confessor, is in the Diocese of Leeds.

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References

  1. Edward Baines (1774–1848) (1822). History, Directory & Gazetteer, of the County of York, Volume 1. Leeds: Edward Baines at the Leeds Mercury office. p. 274. https://books.google.com/books?id=pOtGAAAAIAAJ. Retrieved 14 September 2016.