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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 1845
Anne Bronte wrote her poem "If this be all".

On this day in 1910
A special meeting of the Council was held this date at the Council Chamber, Haworth. The Chairman made special reference to the death of his Majesty, King Edward VII and stated that the burial of the King would take place on the 20th inst. It was unanimously resolved that the Chairmen and members of the Council and Officers attend Divine Worship at the Parish Church on Friday the 20th inst at 2pm. And that the following be invited to take part, and meet at the Council's Offices and march in procession to the Church, viz:-
Haworth Brass Band
Third Battalion West Riding Regiment (Haworth Detachment)
Ambulance Brigade
Church lads Brigade and Boy Scouts
Clergy and Ministers
Chairman and Clerk of the Council and Councillors
Worth Valley Local Education Sub Committee
West Riding Justices and County Councillor for the Haworth District
Haworth Guardians
The Council's Officers
Head Masters of Schools
Post Office Officials and Registrar of the District
Free Masons Lodge
Representatives of Friendly Societies
Representatives of Fire Brigade
That posters be issued requesting that all places of business in the Council's District be closed from 12 noon to 4pm and that all Blinds be drawn from 1:00pm to 3pm and that the Police marshal the procession.
Extract from Haworth Urban District Council minutes

On this day in 1924
That the Clerk communicate with the Postmaster at Keighley drawing his attention to the closing of letter box in Sun Street and to the inconvenience caused to the public thereby, and to the fact that letters are often cleared from the Bridgehouse Lane letter box a quarter of an hour before the stated time and sometimes half an hour before.
Extract from Haworth Urban District Council Minute Book

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