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Town Hall Garden
One of the Five Towns in the Wakefield Metropolitan District.
(The others being Castleford, Pontefract, Normanton and Knottingley.)

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A bus outside the Jubilee Hotel, Featherstone. The building is now known as Jubilee House.
[old postcard]

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Interesting-looking old building in Station Lane.


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The Gospel Hall. Station Lane, South Featherstone.


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Featherstone Wakefield Road Primitive Methodist chapel. It was closed in the 1960s and became the A645 Trading Post.


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The Town Hall, Featherstone.



Click to enlarge.Ackworth Road, Purston Jaglin, circa 1909.
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Purston Jaglin like this:
PURSTON-JAGLIN, a township in Featherstone parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway, 2 miles N W of Pontefract. Acres, 984. Real property, £5, 570; of which £550 are in mines. Pop., 263. Houses, 68. P. Lodge is the seat of the Rev. T. H. Hall.

(Source: Purston Jaglin, West Riding, A Vision of Britain Through Time, accessed 04/11/2015.)

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