SEE WHO HAS BEEN AWARDED A

YORKSHIRE PLAQUE

“First British woman to take a seat in Parliament and only the second to be elected, was born here. She helped shape the future for women MPs”.

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MARGARET WINTRINGHAM MP

Oldfield Primary School & Nursery, Oldfield Lane, Oldfield, Oakworth, West Yorkshire, BD22 0HZ

“Attended Roundhay School between 1932 – 1939. He gave his life so others could live”

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ARTHUR LOUIS AARON VC DFM

Roundhay School, Old Park Road, Leeds LS8 1ND

“Author of ‘A Kestrel for a Knave’ and other novels which gave a voice to working-class people, lived here 1970-1976”

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BARRY HINES

78, Hoyland Road, Hoyland Common, nr Barnsley S74 0AA

“Author and ‘Dalesman’ editor was inspired to write whilst a pupil at this school in the 1930s”

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W R MITCHELL MBE

Skipton Parish Church CofE (VC) Primary School, Brougham Street, Skipton BD23 2ES

Before we introduced our traditional round, blue plaques in 2018, a number of commemorative slates were issued.

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ERIC KNIGHT

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JANE TOMLINSON CBE

Plaque location: The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA

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