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history of Pontefract, in Yorkshire

George Fox

history of Pontefract, in Yorkshire

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Published by Sold by John Fox in Pontefract .
Written in English

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  • Pontefract (England) -- History

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    Statementby George Fox.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 366, vii p. :
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19708208M


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The History of Pontefract, in Yorkshire. George Fox. John Fox, - Pontefract (England) - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book George. Fox, Eng History Pontefract No preview available - Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fox, George.

History of Pontefract, in Yorkshire. Pontefract: Sold by John Fox, Pontefract Castle, in Yorkshire, England (or Pomfret Castle, as it was known at its time) used to be the most important, and most terrifying castle in the whole of Early Modern England.

However, visitors today would find this unbelievable to understand. Nowadays, Pontefract is absolutely ruined, and it’s incredibly difficult to visualise this.

At its height, Pontefract was the 4th largest town in modern day Yorkshire and its castle was deemed one of the most unassailable in the country. It was the main settlement of modern West Yorkshire.

Modern day Pontefract can be traced back to the Saxon times and featured in the Domesday Book, albeit as two separate villages. The history of Pontefract, in Yorkshire and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Share. Buy New. $ Qty: Qty: history of Pontefract.

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The Church of the All Saints' in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England is an active Church of England parish church in the archdeaconry of Leeds and the Diocese of church consists of two structures, an outer church constructed in the 14th and 15th century and ruined in the English Civil War and a smaller inner church completed in the late y: England.

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Price New from /5(2). Pontefract, West Riding of Yorkshire [Bibliography] Up to Pontefract had a workhouse on Micklegate. After the adjacent Bead (or Bede) House Hospital closed inthis was incorporated into the workhouse.

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not illustrated. Excerpt: SECTION V. THE fortifications of Pontefract, were of such strength and magnitude, and the prudence and courage of the royalists esteemed so great, that the parliamentarian.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fletcher, J.S. (Joseph Smith), Pontefract. London: Society for Promoting Christian. History & Haunting of Pontefract Poltergeist Pontefract, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England The Black Monk of Pontefract (also referred to as The Pontefract Poltergeist) is an alleged poltergeist haunting that occurred in the late s and early s in the home of Joe and Jean Pritchard on 30 East Drive Chequerfield Estate in Pontefract.

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Joanne Cuttle passed away in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. Funeral Home Services for Joanne are being provided by C E Ashton & Son (Pontefract). The obituary was featured in Pontefract and.

HEMSWORTH, West Yorkshire - is situated almost equal distance from Pontefract, Barnsley and Wakefield on the junction of the A (Pontefract/Barnsley) and the A (Doncaster/Wakefield) roads. Along with the neighbouring village of Kinsley it is mentioned in the Doomsday Book which was commissioned by William the Conqueror.

From the outside, number 30 East Drive in Pontefract looks like any other house on the street. It is a modest 3-bedroom semi-detached council house circa the s. However, it has a sinister side hiding within. This house is the domain of a somewhat malevolent entity who has come to be known affectionately as ‘Fred’ or sometimes ‘The.

Park Villas Drive Pontefract West Yorkshire England WF8 4QF United Kingdom; Language:English; Phone: +44 0 ; E-mail: [email protected]; Open Hours: Thursday and Friday: ampm. Thursday: appointment, please call to book; Holiday Schedule. Think West Yorkshire's history is just plain boring. Think again.

In just one town - Pontefract - look back and you'll find a murdered King, Saxon armies on the march, Robin Hood and possibly more. 30 East Drive in Pontefract, West Yorks is said to be one of the most haunted homes in the UK Credit: Mercury Press What is the Black Monk of Pontefract.

Jean and Joe Pritchard moved into the. Thistle new book by Roger Ellis surveys events and the development within the boundaries of the township of Pontefract. This includes the early history of the Chequer Fields, through to the English Civil War and then the ‘garden suburb’. The first minute book of Pontefract Borough Council contains details of the decision to destroy the castle after the three sieges which took place there during the course of the civil war.

The full destruction of the castle which was ordered by parliament had the full. Pontefract is a town in West Yorkshire, is part of the City of has ab people. It is famous for its Liquorice flavoured.

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Pontefract Castle and Katherine Howard History. by Caroline Taggart. Henry VIII’s fifth wife seems to have had a complicated love life – remarkably so. One of the outgoing Members, Hon. Henry Dawnay, was joined by Sir John Bland, 4th Bt., whose seat was only three and half miles distant from Pontefract; Sir Godfrey Copley, 2nd Bt., another Tory squire with land in the West Riding of Yorkshire; and a Mr Saville, possibly a relation of the Marquess of Halifax (Sir George Saville†) who had sat.

Pontefract Choral Society was founded. A large complex of barracks buildings was constructed on Wakefield Road to accommodate up to soldiers in two regiments; the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, and the Yorkshire and Lancashire Regiment.

The population of Pontefract according to the census was 8, The history of Pontefract, in Yorkshire. by Fox, George and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Coordinates Pontefract (or Pomfret) Castle is a castle ruin in the town of Pontefract, in West Yorkshire, England.

King Richard II is thought to have died there. It was the site of a series of famous sieges during the 17th-century English Civil War. When the famous Domesday Book was written in Pontefract itself was not listed, however, the settlement of Tateshale (Tanshelf) was.

Nevertheless, infour years after the Domesday survey, there appears written evidence of a settlement by the name of Pontefracto. Buy The History of Pontefract, in Yorkshire.

by George Fox from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: “ Great History loved reading the signs that are located around the area of the castle and the breathtaking views of the surrounding town. “ Loved this walk to and around Sandal ruins and history to explore.A little tip is to park at Pugneys Country Park and then about half way round you can cut across to the castle just make.

Worth visiting for the history - built in on land granted to Ilbert de Lacy on land granted by William the Conqueror.

built in wood but replaced in stone. Richard 11 was moved from the Tower of London to Pontefract Castle in and died there. Oliver Cromwell led a siege 4/5(). 10th C The Pontefract area was situated within the royal estate of Tanshelf during the 10th century. Here, in AD, King Eadred accepted the allegiance of the Northumbrians and Archbishop Wulfric of York, and in AD it was a likely.

Pontefract is an old, medieval town in West Yorkshire, England, near the A1 (or Great North Road), the M62 motorway, and Castleford. It is one of the five towns in the metropolitan borough of the City of Wakefield and has a population of 28,[1] Pontefract's motto is Post mortem patris pro filio, Latin for "After the death of the father, support the son", a reference to English Dialling code: Ackworth Yorkshire (West Riding) genealogy.

[Transcribed information mainly from the early s] "ACKWORTH, (or High Ackworth) a parish-town, in the wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 3 mile from Pontefract, 5 from Ferrybridge, 8 from Wakefield, 28 from York.

Pop. Including Low Ackworth, 1, When Civil War broke out Pontefract Castle remained a Royalist stronghold and was reputed to have been the last to fall to Cromwell’s armies. After the third siege of the castle it was decided to destroy the castle fully and this is noted in the first minute book of Pontefract Borough.

Pontefract Museum is a local museum in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England. The collections cover archaeology, archives, decorative and applied art, fine art, photographs and social history. To visit Pontefract Museum and get the most from your holiday in Pontefract, create itinerary details personal to you using our Pontefract trip planner.

SourceLocation: 5 Salter Row, Pontefract WF8 1BA, UK. Early History of the Pontefract family This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pontefract research.

Another words (9 lines of text) covering the years,and are included under the topic Early Pontefract History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products. 30 East Drive Ghost Hunts - Pontefract. Ghost hunt overnight at one of the most haunted houses in Britain, 30 East Drive, Chequerfield Estate, Pontefract, which is reputed to be haunted by the most violent poltergeists in the world.

Wakefield is the main settlement and administrative centre of the City of Wakefield, a metropolitan district of West Yorkshire, England. Located by the River Calder on the eastern edge of the Pennines, the urban area is 2, hectares (5, acres) and had a population of 76, in [1] Wakefield was dubbed the "Merrie City" in the Middle Ages [2] and in John Leland .Yorkshire History A Journey Through Time.

Yorkshire history is long, turbulent and fascinating. The Romans, Vikings and Victorians all played their part in forging this area into the Yorkshire we know today. The Industrial Revolution changed the landscape forever.“Glowing ball of blue light in corridor” seen from window several times.

On one occasion Police were called. Witness - Neighbour and friends. “Tall shadow of a man walked from the kitchen into the wall” Witness - Competition winner. “Circle drawn on back by a finger” in the middle of the night. Witness - Debra M.