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Dewsbury

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

West Yorkshire

Town on the A638, 10 m. SW of Leeds. Healds House on Dewsbury Moor (1 m. W) was the new site of Miss Wooler's school on its move ...

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Dewsbury

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 99 words.

Town on the A638, 10 m. SW of Leeds. Healds House on Dewsbury Moor (1 m. W) was the new

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Dewsbury

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

West Yorkshire

Town on the A638, 10 m. SW of Leeds. Healds House on Dewsbury Moor (1 m. W) was the new site of Miss Wooler's school on its move ...

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Dewsbury

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 20 words.

Deusberia 1086 (db). ‘Stronghold of a man called Dewi’. OWelsh pers. name + OE burh (dative byrig)

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Dewsbury

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1323 words.

beery, bleary, cheery, dearie, dreary, Dun Laoghaire, eerie, eyrie (US aerie), Kashmiri, leery, peri, praemunire, query, smeary,

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Dewsbury

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1321 words.

beery, bleary, cheery, dearie, dreary, Dun Laoghaire, eerie, eyrie (US aerie), Kashmiri, leery, peri, praemunire, query, smeary,

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Dewsbury

Christine Alexander and Margaret Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 317 words.

a town about 7 miles south of *Bradford, in the Calder valley. During Revd Patrick Brontë's curacy

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Dewsbury

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 124 words.

Variants: Dewsbery, Duesbury, Jewsbury, Jewesbury, Joesbury, Dewberry

Current frequencies: GB 582, Ireland 0 •

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Dewsbury, William (c. 1621–1688), Quaker activist

Catie Gill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1061 words.

Dewsbury, William (c. 1621–1688), Quaker activist, was born and raised in Allerthorpe, in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Of his father and mother nothing is known, beyond the speculation by...

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Major, Henry Dewsbury Alves (1871–1961), theologian

A. M. G. Stephenson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology. 1539 words.

Major, Henry Dewsbury Alves (1871–1961), theologian, was born on 28 July 1871 at 10 Boon's Place, Plymouth, Devon, the eldest child of Henry Daniel Major (1844–1902), an Admiralty clerk,...

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