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Carleton, Yorkshire

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    Carleton, Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(446500,420500)

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    University of Leeds

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    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

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    Stevenson, Bill (male)

  • Description

    Bill remembers several popular pranks related to Mischief Night. He also describes the various uses of the village green and recalls the arrival of mains drainage to the houses in his neighbourhood. Carleton is now a district to the south of the town of Pontefract. Wentbridge is a village to the southeast of Carleton.

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