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Greasbrough is located in South Yorkshire
Greasbrough shown within South Yorkshire
Population 2,038 (2001)
OS grid reference SK4195
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
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
List of places
YorkshireCoordinates: 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. The suburb falls in the Wingfield Ward of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council.

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. 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.

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

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