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Oakworth, Bradford

Oakworth is a village in West Yorkshire, England, near Keighley, by the River Worth. The name "Oakworth" indicates that the village was first established in a heavily wooded area. Oakworth railway station is on the route of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway and was a location in the film The Railway Children.
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE0338
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

Oakworth, Bradford in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Oakworth, town with ry. sta., partly in Haworth par., but chiefly in Keighley par., West-Riding Yorkshire, 3 miles SW. of Keighley by rail, pop. 5762; P.O. Oakworth has mfrs. of cotton and worsted, and shares in the general prosperity of Keighley, of which it is practically an outgrowth.

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