Brotherton

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Brotherton
Brotherton is located in North Yorkshire
Brotherton
Brotherton
 Brotherton shown within North Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE481259
Civil parish Brotherton
District Selby
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KNOTTINGLEY
Postcode district WF11
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
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Coordinates: 53°43′39″N 1°16′17″W / 53.72742°N 1.27151°W / 53.72742; -1.27151

Brotherton is a village and civil parish in the Selby district of North Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, according to the 2001 census it had a population of 672. The village is on the border with the City of Wakefield and West Yorkshire (here formed by the River Aire). Brotherton was on the A1 road two miles north of Knottingley, before the road was relocated. It is now on the A162, north of Ferrybridge, south of Fairburn. Brotherton is often mistaken as being located in West Yorkshire; it is a North Yorkshire village. Some notable people have lived there, including Ken Wharton (b 1950) a writer of Military History books, who lived there between 2005 and 2009

The Anglican Church in Brotherton is that of Edward the Confessor, and is in the Diocese of Wakefield.

Brotherton is the birthplace of Thomas of Brotherton, Earl of Norfolk, son of King Edward I and Margaret of France.

Church of St Edward the Confessor

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