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Click to enlargeA bus outside the Jubilee Hotel, Featherstone. The building is now known as Jubilee House. [old postcard] Click to enlarge.Interesting-looking old building in Station Lane. [2014]
Click to enlargeThe Gospel Hall.

Click to enlarge.Ackworth Road, Purston Jaglin. [circa 1909]

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Purston Jaglin like this:

PURSTON-JAGLIN, a township in Featherstone parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway, 2 miles N W of Pontefract. Acres, 984. Real property, £5, 570; of which £550 are in mines. Pop., 263. Houses, 68. P. Lodge is the seat of the Rev. T. H. Hall.
(Source: Purston Jaglin, West Riding, A Vision of Britain Through Time, accessed 04/11/2015.)


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