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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 1834
The organ at Haworth church was unveiled with a performance of Handel's Messiah.

On this day in 1847
Patrick Bronte wrote a letter in support of the Governments plan for a compulsory national education system.

On this day in 1923
An application for supply of electricity from the Keighley Corporation by Messers Rushworth, Hall & Lund for light and power to weaving shed proposed to be built at Town End, was received. It was resolved that in the case the Keighley Corporation apply to the Council for permission to give such supply the application will be granted on condition that the usual Order of the Board of Trade be obtained.
Extract from Haworth Urban District Council Minute Book

On this day in 1925
The Clerk laid before the Council a letter from the County Council dated the 20th inst. with respect to proposed alternative road through Haworth, stating that the County Committee consider the proposal to construct alternative road as submitted by the District Council, might be improved, and that they have directed the Riding Surveyor to consider the matter with a view to submitting a scheme for their consideration.
Extract from Haworth Urban District Council Minute Book

On this day in 1926
The Clerk laid before the Council, circular from the Ministry of Transport dated 22nd of March, with respect to locomotives on highways, drawing attention to studs on wheels of traction engines hauling threshing tackle.

That the plan of proposed temporary garage No 10 Mytholmes Lane for Mr Jubal Scarborough be approved.

That the offer of Mr GH Hall for removing excreta by barrel from the whole of the Council's Urban District for the year ending 31 March 1927 in the sum of £140 no excrement to be deposited in the Council's District unless with the consent in writing of the Council, be accepted.

That the sanitary committee allow the use of motor wagon for the Fire Brigade in case of fire and that the inspector convey this resolution to the Scavenger Motor Driver, also that permission be given to use Motor for Fire Brigade practice twice a year.

It was resolved on the recommendation of the team Labour committee that the Council takes steps to sell one horse and one cart forthwith, and that Dr Holland be asked to examine horses belonging to the Council, and his opinion taken as to which horse the Council should dispose of.

That the application of Mr Herbert Bailey of 57 Cross Roads and Mr Albert Mitchell, 59 Cross Roads, for permission to apply to the Keighley Corporation for supply of electricity to their premises subject to terms of supply being agreeable to the Haworth Council, be granted.

That a letter be sent to the Keighley Corporation Tramways Department asking the Manager to meet a deputation from the Council with respect to alteration and change of turning place for buses at Bridgehouse.
Extract from Haworth Urban District Council Minute Book


































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