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Greasbrough is located in South Yorkshire
 Greasbrough shown within South Yorkshire
Population 2,038 
OS grid reference SK4195
Metropolitan borough Rotherham
Metropolitan county South Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district S61
Dialling code 01709
Police South Yorkshire
Fire South Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Rotherham
List of places

Coordinates: 53°27′15″N 1°22′30″W / 53.4543°N 1.3749°W / 53.4543; -1.3749

Greasbrough is a small suburb in Rotherham, in South Yorkshire, England.

Greasbrough has 2,038 inhabitants and 2,270 acres (9.2 km2) of land belonging to Earl FitzWilliam.[1] It is located two miles (3 km) north of Rotherham. Greasbrough has a gothic style church called St. Mary's, which was completed in 1828. A schoolroom is built into the rear lower part of the building. There are also Wesleyan and Independent chapels, also with attached schools.[1] There is a main school in Greasbrough named Greasbrough Junior & Infant School, situated on Munsbrough Rise. This also has a nursery in the same building, starting from the age of 3. Greasbrough also has a football team called Greasbrough Youth, with players from ages 6. There is a Boys' team and there used to be a Girls' team. However, the Girls' team has now moved to Rawmarsh. It is also well known for its Working Mens Club which has been host to many Hollywood acts over the years such as Johnny Ray, Bob Monkhouse, Matt Monro and Adam Faith. They now provide fantastic upcoming bands. For more details about Greasbrough WMC, visit:

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  1. ^ a b About Greasbrough, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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