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Pickburn, Doncaster

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Pickburn, Doncaster

Pickburn is a hamlet in South Yorkshire, England, close to the village of Brodsworth and Brodsworth Hall. The hamlet appears to get its name from the small stream "Pick Burn" (or river Pick) which flows through it on its way to Highfields Lake, in the Woodlands wildlife park. At the time of Kirkby's Inquest, Pickburn was held by the Wasteneys and the Lyvets.
Administrative CountyDoncaster
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE5107
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
 

Other names by which Pickburn, Doncaster has been known in the past

Pigburn

Pickburn, Doncaster in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Pigburn, vil., Brodsworth par., S. div. "West-Riding Yorkshire, 6 miles NW. of Doncaster.

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