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Dewsbury, Kirklees

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    Dewsbury, Kirklees, West Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(424500,422500)

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    Womersley, Jill (female, interviewer)

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    Watson, Margaret (b.1941/07/27, female, journalist)

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    Margaret recalls with affection the first Asian immigrants arriving in Dewsbury and expresses the disappointment and frustration she felt at the subsequent intolerance and community segregation. Savile Town is an area to the south of the centre of Dewsbury.

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