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Wibsey, Yorkshire

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    Wibsey, Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(414500,430500)

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    University of Leeds

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    Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)

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    Woodhead, Mr (male, farmer)

  • Description

    Mr Woodhead talks about the Wibsey Horse Fair, at one time the largest horse market in the country. Wibsey, Horton and Carr Lane are all areas of Bradford. Wyke is a village to the south and Otley a market town to the north of Bradford. Brough Hill is in Cumbria.

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