Guiseley

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Guiseley is a small town in metropolitan borough of the City of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.wikipedia
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Guiseley is a small town in metropolitan borough of the City of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
The metropolitan district includes the administrative centre Leeds and the ten towns of Farsley, Garforth, Guiseley, Horsforth, Morley, Otley, Pudsey, Rothwell, Wetherby and Yeadon.

Guiseley and Rawdon (ward)

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It sits in the Guiseley and Rawdon ward of Leeds City Council and the Pudsey parliamentary constituency.
Guiseley and Rawdon is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in the north west of Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering both the town of Guiseley, the majority of the village of Rawdon and the southern part of the town of Yeadon.

Guiseley railway station

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Guiseley railway station has regular train services into Leeds, Bradford and Ilkley stations on the Wharfedale Line.
Guiseley railway station is a railway station in Guiseley, in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, West Yorkshire, England.

A65 road

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The A65, which passes through the town, is the main shopping street.
It runs north west from Leeds in Yorkshire via Kirkstall, Horsforth, Yeadon, Guiseley, Ilkley and Skipton, passes west of Settle, then continues through Ingleton and Kirkby Lonsdale before terminating at Kendal in Cumbria.

Otley

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Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is situated south of Otley and Menston and is now a north-western suburb of Leeds.
To the south is the towns of Guiseley, and Yeadon.

West Yorkshire

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Guiseley is a small town in metropolitan borough of the City of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

Menston

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Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is situated south of Otley and Menston and is now a north-western suburb of Leeds.
It lies on the A65, approximately ten miles north-west of the centre of Leeds and 9 miles north of Bradford centre, between Guiseley and Burley-in-Wharfedale.

Wharfedale line

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Guiseley railway station has regular train services into Leeds, Bradford and Ilkley stations on the Wharfedale Line.
The two lines from Leeds and Bradford come together at Esholt Junction – the location of an 1892 crash – south of Guiseley.

Yeadon, West Yorkshire

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The parish also included the townships of Carlton, Horsforth, Rawdon and Yeadon, all of which became separate civil parishes in 1866.
It was part of the Kingdom of Elmet until overrun by the Anglo-Saxons who transferred religion to Guiseley by building a church and divided Yeadon into two areas with Saxon lords (thegns): it remained divided until 1630,as is shown by the names Yeadon and Nether Yeadon.

Rawdon, West Yorkshire

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The parish also included the townships of Carlton, Horsforth, Rawdon and Yeadon, all of which became separate civil parishes in 1866. At the 2001 census, Guiseley with Rawdon had a population of over 21,000, increasing to 22,347 at the 2011 Census.
The village of Little London with its extensive conservation area lies in the westernmost part of Rawdon, about 1.5 km south of the centre of Guiseley.

Pudsey (UK Parliament constituency)

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It sits in the Guiseley and Rawdon ward of Leeds City Council and the Pudsey parliamentary constituency.
The constituency covers suburban settlements to the upland west and north-west of Leeds, including Pudsey, Farsley, Horsforth, Yeadon and Guiseley with low dependency on social housing, average workers' income close to the British average and low unemployment.

Aireborough

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In 1937 the civil parish of Guiseley was abolished and merged into the new Aireborough Urban District.
It includes the settlements of Guiseley, Hawksworth, Menston, High Royds, Nether Yeadon, Rawdon, Yeadon, West Carlton, East Carlton and Esholt.

Horsforth

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The parish also included the townships of Carlton, Horsforth, Rawdon and Yeadon, all of which became separate civil parishes in 1866.
Horsforth was historically a township in the parish of Guiseley.

Leeds

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Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is situated south of Otley and Menston and is now a north-western suburb of Leeds.
Guiseley was formed in 1909 and plays at the 4,000 capacity Nethermoor Park Stadium in Guiseley.

Harry Ramsden's

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The town is known for Harry Ramsden, whose fish and chip shop traded from a small shed next to the tram terminus at White Cross.
The business was started by Harry Ramsden (10 Feb 1888–1963) in 1928 in a wooden hut in White Cross, Guiseley, West Yorkshire, northern England.

Fish and chips

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The town is known for Harry Ramsden, whose fish and chip shop traded from a small shed next to the tram terminus at White Cross.
In 1928, Harry Ramsden opened his first fish and chip shop in Guiseley, West Yorkshire.

Carlton, Wharfedale

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The parish also included the townships of Carlton, Horsforth, Rawdon and Yeadon, all of which became separate civil parishes in 1866.
It borders Guiseley in the west, Otley, Pool-in-Wharfedale, and Bramhope in the north, and Cookridge in the east.

Guiseley A.F.C.

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Guiseley's professional football team, Guiseley A.F.C., play at Nethermoor Park.
Guiseley Association Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Guiseley, West Yorkshire, England.

Patrick Brontë

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Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell were married at St Oswald's and became the parents of six children, including Anne, Charlotte and Emily Brontë.
In the meantime (1812) he was appointed a school examiner at a Wesleyan academy, Woodhouse Grove School, near Guiseley.

Guiseley School

Guiseley High School
Guiseley School on Fieldhead Road was built as a secondary modern in the 1960s and is sometimes known as Fieldhead School.
Guiseley School is a mixed secondary school and sixth form located in Guiseley in the City of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

Aireborough Grammar School

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Aireborough Grammar School opened in 1910 and closed in 1991.
In January 1906, a meeting of Rawdon, Yeadon, Guiseley and Menston councils discussed a proposal to create a secondary school for Guiseley.

Silver Cross (company)

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The town was the home of Silver Cross, a pram manufacturer, whose factory was operational from 1936 to 2002.
By 1936 Silver Cross has grown so much that the company relocates to a new larger factory in Guiseley, just outside Leeds, England.

Baby transport

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The town was the home of Silver Cross, a pram manufacturer, whose factory was operational from 1936 to 2002.
One of the longer lived and better known brands in the UK is Silver Cross, first manufactured in Hunslet, Leeds, in 1877, and later Guiseley from 1936 until 2002 when the factory closed.

Harry Corbett

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Harry Corbett, known for his children's television glove puppet character Sooty stage act, lived with his parents, who owned a fish and chip shop on Springfield Road.
A former electrician, deafness in one ear precluded Corbett from pursuing his musical ambitions to become a concert pianist, although he played the piano in the Guiseley fish and chip restaurant owned by his mother's brother Harry Ramsden.

Crompton Parkinson

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Crompton Parkinson was a major employer until its factory closed in 2004.
During the 1930s, the company built a large factory at Guiseley near Leeds where most of its lamp and electric motor manufacturing was based.