Swithenbank Avenue on Ossett Street Map

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The expressions on their faces suggest a lifetime of hard work. The Shoulder of Mutton was classed as an inn, so patrons could sleep, as well as eat and drink.

The largest was the new Anglican Church of St. His companion told him to keep the candle down. To the right of the Maypole is the Shoulder of Mutton public house and the building behind the Maypole is the old Gawthorpe Co-op, now a pizza parlour with an Eastern flavour.

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It was said at the time to have been the most extensive and rapidly destructive fire ever to have taken place in Ossett within living memory. Trading was difficult with a reduced demand for coal and many coal miners were either on shortened working weeks or had already been made redundant.

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David Arnold West, a mining engineer born in at nearby Birstall. He was buried in the family vault at Holy Trinity Church, Ossett with his wife. About workers were made redundant overnight because of the fire. This he did, but about ten days before the accident he filled up the hole with dry bricks, not knowing, he told the jury, that he was doing anything wrong. Royds Mill itself had been extended several times from a single mill building running parallel with Leeds Road before it was bought by Hanson and Wormald.

There are about original graves in the Gawthorpe Burial Ground, but some have multiple occupants. It transpired at the inquest that a labourer had several weeks ago received instructions to build a wall some distance up the drift, but to leave a hole, a foot square for ventilation. The building immediately to the right of the chapel with the flagpole is believed to be Gawthorpe Conservative Club or alternatively the Labour Club. It was only terminated when the wives and other women folk intervened. George Hanson was the senior partner with Henry Wormald in their business concern at Royds Mill, which they operated as woollen rag and mungo merchants, buying in huge stocks of rags.