Ossett

Ossett ( /ˈɒsɨt/) is a market town within the metropolitan district of the City of Wakefield, in West Yorkshire, England. It is located on junction 40 of the M1 motorway, half-way between Dewsbury, to the west, and Wakefield, to the east. In the 2001 census, it was classified as part of the West Yorkshire Urban Area. The town is roughly half-way between the west and east coasts of England.

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Ossett - Notable People
... Jackson who now lives in South Africa, was born in Ossett, honoured the town when he named asteroid 1244 Deira the citation he submitted to the IAU boils down to « Ancient name of Ossett, Yorkshire » ... author of A Kind of Loving, was born in Horbury, yet has lived almost all of his life in Ossett and attended Ossett Grammar School ... (1712–72) founder of the Inghamite Methodists was born in Ossett ...
James Cotterill - Footballing Career
2007, two weeks after his release from prison, Cotterill joined Northern Premier League side Ossett Town ... During the 2007/08 season he joined Ossett's ex manager Steve Kittrick at local rivals Guiseley A.F.C. ... He later re-signed for Ossett Town ...
South Ossett
... The town of Ossett is, following a recent reorganisation, divided into two parishes ... The north is known as Ossett and Gawthorpe and the South as South Ossett ... Much of the new building that has caused Ossett to grow has been concentrated in the South Ossett area ...
Chickenley
... originally a farming hamlet, half-way between Ossett and Dewsbury ... An old story is that when a maypole was built in the Gawthorpe area of Ossett in 1840, men from Chickenley came to tear it down ... Until recently the estate was linked with the Gawthorpe area of Ossett as part of a Church of England parish ...
Thomas Tomlinson Cussons - Career
... In the early 1880s Thomas opened a chemist in the town of Ossett ... In Ossett he also operated as a wine merchant ... He enjoyed an exclusive right to distribute W A Gilbey Wines in Ossett ...