Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Monk Bretton within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Monk Bretton, town, township, and eccl. dist. with ry. sta., Roystone par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - dist., pop. 3962; town and township, 3¼ miles NE. of Barnsley by rail, 2221 ac., pop. 2918; P.O.; Monk Bretton has remains of a Cluniac priory founded in 1157.