Oakworth

Oakworth is a village in West Yorkshire, England, near Keighley, by the River Worth. The name "Oakworth" indicates that the village was first established in a heavily wooded area.

Oakworth railway station is on the route of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway and was a location in the film The Railway Children.

Read more about Oakworth:  History, Landmarks, Education

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Oakworth - Education
... Oakworth Primary School is situated in the grounds of Sir Isaac Holden's estate, along with Holden Park ... because it was once a lake in the ornamental gardens in front of Oakworth House ... Its original name was 'Oakworth First School', which taught children up to the age of 9, when children would then progress to middle school ...
Holden Park - History
... The park was formerly the grounds of Sir Isaac Holden's house (Oakworth House) and garden ... Oakworth house was a large Italianate villa built from 1864-1874 by architect George Smith at a cost of £80,000 for Sir Isaac Holden ... Holden Park was opened by Francis Illingworth in 1925 and was given to the people of Oakworth by the family of Sir Isaac Holden in 1927 ...
Oakworth Hall
... Oakworth Hall is located in Oakworth, West Yorkshire, England ... Nearby is Holden Park, which was the site of Oakworth House and its grounds, once owned by Sir Isaac Holden, an inventor who is said to have invented the lucifer match and revolutionised the ... He also owned Oakworth Hall ...
Sir Isaac Holden, 1st Baronet
... Holden owned Oakworth House near Keighley in Yorkshire ... In 1893, at the age of 86, he was created a Baronet, of Oakworth House in the County of York ... The former grounds of Oakworth House were given as a public park to the people of Oakworth by the family of Sir Isaac Holden in 1927 ...