The Ancient Parish of KIRK BRAMWITH
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"KIRK BRAMWITH, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of
Pontefract; 6 miles from Doncaster, 7 from Thorne, 25 from York. Pop. 252.
The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. Mary, in the deanry of Doncaster,
value, £12. 18s. 4d. Patron, the King, as Duke of Lancaster."
"BRAITHWAITE, a hamlet in the township and parish of Kirk Bramwith, liberty of
Pontefract; 6 miles from Doncaster."
"KIRKHOUSE GREEN, a few scattered houses in the township and parish of Kirk
Bramwith, liberty of Pontefract; 4 miles W. of Thorne."
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
St. Mary's Church, Kirk Bramwith.
St. Mary's Church, Kirk Bramwith. I wondered why Bill had such problems with his photograph
above and so I went to see for myself. This photo is the same view as Bill's.
St. Mary's Church, Kirk Bramwith. You cannot get a photo. of this church from the road for the
trees (on the left of this photo). Would you rather see the trees or the church?
The trees at St. Mary's Church, Kirk Bramwith. Would you plant trees this close to your house? Where do you
suppose the roots are going?
The former Wesleyan Chapel, Braithwaite, built in 1877.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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