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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.
|Traditional County||Yorkshire, West Riding|
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Police Authority||South Yorkshire|
Other names by which Pickburn, Doncaster has been known in the past
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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