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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 1836
Bill O'th Hoylus was born. His real name was William Wright and he wrote poems about local events in a dialect.

It was on the 22nd day of March, 1836, in a village midway between Keighley and Haworth, in a cottage by the wayside, that I, William Wright, first saw light. The hamlet I have just alluded to was and now is known by the name of Hermit Hole: which name, by the way, is said to have been given to it owing to the fact that a once-upon-a-timeyfied hermit abided there.

About Bill o th Hoylus here...

On this day in 1928
"While trying to open a window with a map pole this afternoon the Head Teacher cracked and slightly broke a pane of glass in one of the windows in Room 5."
Extract from Haworth School Log Book

On this day in 1934
"That the land on Hebden Road belonging to the County Council be accepted as a gift from the County Council and that the built up base on the land be removed."

Extract from Haworth Urban District Council minutes

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