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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 1849
The lack of fresh water in Haworth was a concern. Patrick Bronte had prepared a petition which was sent to the General Board of Health in London in an effort to improve sanitation.

On this day in 1861
"We are directed to the favour of your attendance at a meeting to be held at the Black Bull Inn, in Haworth on Friday 13th September at Three 0' clock in the afternoon, commenced for the purpose of considering and determining if any and what steps shall now be taken to obtain to Haworth and the Vale of Worth the advantages of that Railway communication it so much requires."

Extract from copy of circular calling the first meeting of proposed Haworth railway

On this day in 1932
"That permission be granted to the Haworth Institute to use the Haworth Park for their annual sing on Sunday 28th August, 1932".
Extract from Haworth Urban District Council minutes.

On this day in 1965
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Preservation Society held an Open Day at Haworth Station to promote the railway.

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