Haworth

/hah"weuhrth, haw"-/, n.
Sir Walter Norman, 1883-1950, English chemist: Nobel prize 1937.

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      town, Bradford metropolitan borough, metropolitan county of West Yorkshire, historic county of Yorkshire, northern England, overlooking the River Worth and adjoining the town of Keighley. In 1820 the Reverend Patrick Brontë brought his wife and six children—including Charlotte (Brontë, Charlotte), Emily (Brontë, Emily), and Anne (Brontë, Anne), later of international literary fame—to Haworth. The Church of St. Michael contains their family memorials, and the adjacent parsonage (1779) has since 1928 housed the museum of the Brontë Society (founded 1893). The fictional manor houses of Wuthering Heights, Thrushcross Grange, and Ferndean Manor as depicted in the Brontë sisters' novels are all associated with buildings in the locality. Pop. (2001) 6,078.

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