Worksop

Worksop is the largest town in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England, on the River Ryton at the northern edge of Sherwood Forest. It is about 15 miles (24 km) east-south-east of the City of Sheffield and its population is estimated (mid-2004) to be 39,800. Worksop is included in the Sheffield City Region of England. It is also twinned with the German town Garbsen.

Worksop is known as the "Gateway to the Dukeries", so called for the number of ducal residences in the area.

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Notable People From Worksop
... Maurice Bembridge, golfer Ian Bennett, goalkeeper, currently at Huddersfield Town George Best, former goalkeeper with Blackpool Basil Boothroyd, Humorous writer Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden singer, author, screenwriter, radio DJ, commercial pilot and former marketing director of Astraeus Airlines Craig Disley, Footballer, currently playing for Bristol Rovers Neil Entwistle, Convicted murderer who shot dead his wife Rachel and their nine-month-old daughter Lillian at their home in Massachusetts in January 2006 Mark Foster, golfer Anne Foy, Former BBC Children's TV Presenter Gwen Grant, writer Sarah-Jane Honeywell, BBC Children's TV presenter Mick Jones, Sheffield United striker of 1960s and 70s Liam Palmer, Sheffield Wednesday Footballer John Parr, musician Donald Pleasence, actor Graham Taylor, former England manager Danny Thomas, footballer, played for Coventry City F.C ... Tottenham Hotspur Darren Ward, former football goalkeeper Lee Westwood, golfer (reached world number one in 2010, 2011) Chris Wood, footballer, recently signed for Worksop Town ...
Richard Bernard - Life
... He lost his job over his dissent in Worksop on March 15, 1605 ... of about 100 in 1606 in a separatist church, but then returned to his parish post in Worksop in 1607 ... When he was at Worksop he associated with well-known Puritans William Brewster (1567-1644), a passenger on the Mayflower, and John Robinson (1575-1625), who ...
Tony Crane - Playing Career - Worksop Town
... Worksop had also signed Darren Mansaram on loan, a former Grimsby team mate of Crane's ... and fight for his place, he did not and he moved to Worksop on a permanent deal in January 2006 on a free transfer ... In May 2007, Worksop were relegated from the Conference North division this would be Tony's third career relegation, and also meaning he had suffered relegation with every club he had played for ...
Bassetlaw District General Hospital - History
... the opening of the 5-bed Victoria Hospital, Worksop, in 1900, staffed by a house surgeon, two honorary surgeons, a matron and three probationer nurses ... The foundation stone for Kilton Hospital was laid in 1902 it was known as Worksop's Poor Law Infirmary and cost £18,300 to build ... Not long after the services from th Victoria Hospital in the centre of Worksop were transferred to Bassetlaw Hospital ...