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Haworth - West Yorkshire

Haworth village is situated at the edge of the Pennine moors in West Yorkshire, England, the area made famous by the Bronte sisters, known as Bronte country.

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On this day in 1804
Richard Trevithick's Penydarren, the world's first steam locomotive made its first journey. It hauled ten tons of iron, 60 - 70 passengers and five wagons on the nine-mile journey from Penydarren to Merthyr Tydfil.

On this day in 1855
Tabitha Ackroyd "Tabby" faithful servant of the Bronte family was buried at Haworth aged 85. She had died on 17th February 1851. She did not marry or have any children.

On this day in 1862
"The directors pledge themselves to make a Bridge with approaches at the crossing of Woodhouse Road, either under or over the Rails in lieu of a level crossing, and that with respect to the crossing of the Road at the Damems, it is deemed impracticable to give other than a level crossing"

"Moved by Mr Butterfield and seconded by Mr Craven, that the Road from the Terminus in Oxenhope to Lower Town Bridge, be made at the expense of the Company, provided the Railway be made to Oxenhope."
Extract from KWVR minutes of meeting at the Black Bull Haworth

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