Braithwell, Micklebring and Clifton History and Heritage


Phil Green's account of growing up in Clifton, 1946-64
Mysterious tenants of the Woodyeare Estate
The incredible story of Susanna Jackson from Braithwell and her voyage on the 'Mayflower' to the Americas
Phil's memories of his grandfather Hugh Carson
Memories of childhood in Braithwell by Allen Smith
Pattie remembers the farms and her aunt's shop when she came to live in Micklebring.
Christine describes moving to Braithwell and how the Old Rectory was revived. (See her research on the history of the rectory in PLACES)
Joe and his son, Rhodes (William Rhodes Copley) were builders who developed land along the Doncaster Road in Braithwell.The family history was written by Rhodes's daughter, Jeanette Wilson, and the idea of the contribution came from Lisa Thompson who discovered that she had documents written by her grandfather, Rhodes, and published a piece about Braithwell on the Facebook page.
Husband of Aimee Marshall, William Marshall grew up in the villages of Micklebring and Braithwell and led and exciting life as a traveller, thespian and accidental war hero.
Braithwell Moat Hall and Cottage site
A brewing and Ale House at Braithwell Cross - now a Listed ruin
A short history of the work the Yardley family have done on this well known Nursery site
View from Conisbrough Castle with historical background.
Building and inheritance of Crookhill Hall until its demolition
Holdings by the Woodyeare family from the tithe Map
Rose cottage replaced by Beacon Ridge in 1960s
The Woodyeare's Farm in Clifton - often farmed by tenants. Now demolished.
History and memories of Hall Farm in Clifton
How Hall Farm Smallholding became Gracelands Stud.
Clifton: research into the history of the demolished farmstead at the end of Odd Hills (the common land). Follow the footpath from Common Lane to the top of Beacon Field. The remains are just over the lower stile