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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 1848
Branwell Bronte was buried in the family vault at Haworth Parish Church. He had died on 24th September aged 31. The service was conducted by William Morgan.

On this day in 1878
"The Directors of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Company at their meeting this day have instructed me to write you that complaints have been made to them of continued interruption of traffic across the line at the Oakworth station by reason of the gates fixed there being kept constantly closed and locked; Will you kindly give the necessary instructions that this grievance may be at once removed and the traffic along the road only impeded at the time of the passing of trains."
Extract from KWVR minutes.

On this day in 1909
The extension to Bradford City Hall was opened by Lord Mayor, Councillor James Hill. The original building was built in 1873.

On this day in 1912
I have much pleasure in informing you that Mr Green Emmott would be glad to present the township of Haworth with the small plots of enclosed land situated in the road known as Mytholmes Lane with a view to enabling the Council to improve the amenities of the street, which somewhat restricted at the present time owing to the existence of this enclosure. I may add that it is a special pleasure to Mr Green Emmott to be able to make this gift through you in your dual capacity as tenant on his estate, and Chairman of the Haworth Council, and he will be pleased if you will advise the Council of this gift, at their next meeting.
Extract from Haworth Urban District Council Minute Book

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