West Riding

Some articles on west, west riding:

List Of Mills In Oldham - Mills in Saddleworth
... It comprises several villages and hamlets amongst the west side of the Pennine hills Uppermill, Greenfield, Dobcross, Delph, Diggle and others ... Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, for centuries Saddleworth was a centre of woollen cloth production in the domestic system ... with the parish of Rochdale though a civil parish in the West Riding of Yorkshire, so was long talked of as the part of Yorkshire where Lancastrians lived ...
Southern West Riding Of Yorkshire (UK Parliament Constituency)
... Southern West Riding of Yorkshire was a parliamentary constituency covering part of the historic West Riding of Yorkshire ...
Lancashire And Yorkshire Railway - Pre-grouping History - Constituent Companies
... and Wyre Railway and Harbour Company, 3 July 1835 – 1 July 1839 West Riding Union Railway, 18 August 1846 – 17 November 1846 West Yorkshire Railway, 1845 – 18 August 1846 Leeds and West Riding ...
Sir John Ramsden, 5th Baronet - Biography
... owner of a large proportion of the town as well as a total of 11,248 acres of the West Riding ...
Alec Clegg
... became the innovative Chief Education Officer of the West Riding of Yorkshire County Council for whom he worked from 1945 to 1974. 1945, to the post of Deputy Chief Education Officer of the West Riding at the age of 34 ... The West Riding started on the road to becoming a pioneering and innovative authority when later that year he was appointed Chief Education Officer ...

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