Barnsley sentence example
He retired in 1841 with a small fortune and settled at Great Houghton, near Barnsley, where he died on the 1st of December 1849.
There have been several instances of this being done in the fiery pits in the Barnsley district, notably at the great explosion at the Oaks colliery in 1866, when 360 lives were lost.
The total area of the docks is about 186 acres, and the owning companies are the North Eastern and the Hull & Barnsley railways.
It is served by the Midland, Great Central, Lancashire & Yorkshire, Great Northern, and Hull & Barnsley railways.
Besides the communications afforded by railway, Barnsley has the advantage of connexion with the Aire and Calder Navigation system of canals.Advertisement
At the time of the Domesday survey Ilbert de Lacy held Barnsley by gift of William the Conqueror as part of the honour of Pontefract, and the overlordship remained in his family until the reign of Stephen, when it was granted by Henry de Lacy to the monks of Pontefract.
Besides these charters and others granting land in Barnsley to the monks of Pontefract there is very little history of the town, since it was not until after the introduction of the linen manufacture in 1744 that it became really important.
In 1869 Barnsley was incorporated.
See Rowland Jackson, The History of the Town and Township of Barnsley (1858); Victoria County History - Yorkshire.
Pete Brown was born in Barnsley South Yorkshire, and still occasionally gets dewy-eyed about northern bitter.Advertisement
The furnishings in Sidney Barnsley's cottage included this large oak dresser which he made himself.
Barney is a 7 year old bay gelding owned by Katie Barnsley.
Nicky Summerbee was also injured at Barnsley, suffering a shoulder problem, which forced Dean Holdsworth into action despite his troublesome groin.
Dora and I were contemplating walking into Barnsley directly after lunch, but it was so rainy and stormy we had to stay in.
It is served by the North Eastern; Great Central and Hull & Barnsley railways, the principal station being Paragon Street.Advertisement
From a promising position Barnsley subsided gently to 159 all out.