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In pictures: Historic Ossett - the town halfway between Dewsbury and Wakefield

We have delved into the YEP archive and turned back the clock to bring you these photos of Ossett down the years.

We hope these photos evoke some happy memories:

The miner who became famous after his holiday work as a circus clown was featured in a television documentary. Ted Pickles worked at the coalface of Crigglestone and Denby Grange Collieries for most of his adult life.

5. January 1977

The miner who became famous after his holiday work as a circus clown was featured in a television documentary. Ted Pickles worked at the coalface of Crigglestone and Denby Grange Collieries for most of his adult life.
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Wakefield prisoners meet Ossett Methodists in Saturday's cup-tie at the Ossett Town Ground.

6. December 1969

Wakefield prisoners meet Ossett Methodists in Saturday's cup-tie at the Ossett Town Ground.
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Stanley Shaw petitioning for the removal of post box in Ossett.

7. December 1968

Stanley Shaw petitioning for the removal of post box in Ossett.
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Ossett Town Hall.

8. August 1972

Ossett Town Hall.
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