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  Halifax, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Halifax is a town in the county of West Yorkshire, northern England, with a population of about 90,000.
Halifax is a twin town with Aachen in Germany.
Halifax was also notorious for the 'Halifax gibbet', an early form of the guillotine used to execute criminals by decapitation, and last used in 1650.
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 Halifax, West Yorkshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name Halifax is said to be a corruption of the old English words for Holy and Face, part of the local legend that the head of John the Baptist was buried here after his execution.
North Halifax is noted for its local support of the far-right British National Party and became the only area in West Yorkshire to popularly vote in a BNP counselor.
North Halifax has mostly ex council houses built in the 50s and 60's of varying standards, in recent years many houses in North Halifax have been demolished due to their uninhabitable conditions, notably the Jumples block of flats which lay empty for over 15 years before finally being condemned and razed to the ground.
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 Halifax, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Halifax is a town in the county of West Yorkshire northern England with a population of about 90 It is well known as a centre England's woollen manufacture from the 15th century
Halifax Piece Hall was the cloth hall where the of the woollen cloth pieces was done.
Halifax was also notorious for the 'Halifax gibbet ' an early form of the guillotine used to execute criminals by decapitation and last used in 1650.
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 geneology - pafg40 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
She died on 12 Jan 1572 in Northowram, Halifax, York Cty, England and was buried in Jan 1671/1672 in Northowram, Halifax, York Cty, England.
was born in 1531 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
was born in 1504 in of Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England.
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 Farrar Family Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
was born in 1588 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
was born in 1614 in Heptonstall, Halifax, Yorkshire, England and died on 14 Aug 1687 in Woburn, MA.
was born in 1643 in Lancashire, England and died on 22 Aug 1675.
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 USATODAY.com - Residents in English city fear spread of riots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
HALIFAX, England — After a spate of racially tinged riots in surrounding cities, anxious residents here are wondering whether this city could be next.
The unusual disturbances in England's normally placid cities are being blamed on racial discrimination, joblessness and nationalist agitators.
England's north is dotted with scores of bleak, decaying industrial towns.
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 FIFTEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
was born in 1490 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
was born in 1516 in Puddletown, Dorsetshire, England.
was born in 1518 in Puddletown, Dorsetshire, England.
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 FOURTEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
was born in 1514 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
Elline FERROR was born in 1545 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
was born in 1546 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
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 Farrar
Henrie Farrar, Jr., was born 1520 in Holinbey, England and died April 15, 1586 in Sowerby, England.
William Farrar (son of Henrie JR) was born 1550 in Farengdon, Halifax, England, and died June 11, 1606, Heptonstall, Halifax, England.
She was born abt 1560 in England and died Sept 2, 1624 in Sowerby, England.
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 Halifax on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Beyond a joke; As Halifax plays the fool with a comedy record, it risks being fined for making victims of endowment mis-selling wait up to a year for compensation.
Downtown Halifax lies just beyond the Old Naval Clock, right, which dates from 1767, and is the only piece of the original Halifax Dockyard.
The Halifax skyline is the background as a tall ship crewmember works on the boat in the harbor.
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 Historical Biographies, Nova Scotia: Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (1767-1820).
At Halifax she spent "several weeks, waiting a passage to England." She spent her time with the Wentworths, who were much impressed with Madame St. Laurent.
It was in August of 1800 that the Duke left Halifax for England for the last time: proceeding from Government House, "accompanied by the Lieutenant Governor, council, navel, military and civil officers, &c., and reached the ship under salutes from the citadel, artillery corps, and men-of-war, whose yards were manned.
England, fearing an invasion, withdrew her ships from the Mediterranean, which was thus to become a "French Lake" from January 1797 to May 1798.
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 RushtonZW - wakg43 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Janet Genet Fairbanke was born in 1522 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
Ralph Daye was born in 1538 in of, Abbott's Langly, Hartfordshire, England.
Allen Allayne was born in 1545 in Gloucester, Gloucester, England.
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 New York Times 1866
Capt. Grace, of the steamship England, reports that on Tuesday the first case of cholera occurred, since which time one hundred and sixty more cases have broken out, and fifty deaths have occurred.
The latter vessel is the largest of the two by over six hundred tons; and with a passenger freight of one thousand persons, the Virginia was quite as much overcrowded as her consort with twelve hundred.
IT may be that whole blocks will have to be emptied of their tenants, and the people placed in tents (as was done with success in England) till the buildings are cleaned; or perhaps temporary hospitals will be needed for strangers or others attacked with the preliminary symptoms.
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 gibbet
The Halifax gibbet, howeverdid not need a hangman for all that was necessary was to pull out the pin that held the axe aloft.
The axe is still to be seen at the gaol, in Halifax : the platform remains, but has been hid, for many years past, under a mountain of rubbish.
Leeds, 1738; and the "History and Antiquities of the parish of Halifax," by the Rev. John Watson, M.A. and F.S.A., London, 1775; besides an edition in 8vo.
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 Halifax England - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
is a town in the county of West_Yorkshire, northern England, with a population of about 90,000.
Halifax_Piece_Hall was the cloth hall where the trading of the woollen cloth pieces was done.
Halifax has given its name to a bank Halifax_plc which started as a building_society in the town.
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 Cruise Critic Destinations: Halifax
Halifax also has a strong connection to the sinking of the Titanic, having played a key role during the aftermath of the tragedy.
It's this rich culture that has boosted Canada/New England's popularity as a cruise region -- and the fact that Halifax barely skirts the southernmost part of the country makes Halifax an easily reachable mainstay on Canadian itineraries, many of which are only five nights.
Downtown Halifax is about a 10- to 15-minute (brisk) walk from the dock; travel along the boardwalk, which stretches from the dockside terminal to the historic downtown area.
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 Halifax in Yorkshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Halifax is a large town in Yorksire, in the north of England.
It was once known as the 'town of a hundred trades', being especially important due to it's historical success in the textile trade.
This is half of one inside face of the Piece Hall in the centre of Halifax.
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 ESPN.com Soccernet England: News - Halifax-Brighton game re-arranged
Halifax's game with Brighton has been rearranged for Thursday May 3.
The fixture, which was postponed 45 minutes before kick-off because of torrential rain, had already been called off once before.
Brighton could now make the trip to The Shay as Division Three champions, while Halifax could be assured of League football next season if results go in their favour.
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 shaw - pafg01.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Abraham Shaw was born on 14 Nov 1585 in Northowram, Halifax, Yourkshire, England.
Joseph Shaw was born on 14 Mar 1618 in Halifax, Yourkshire, England.
Martha Shaw was christened on 1 Dec 1623 in Halifax, Yourkshire, England.
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 Halifax   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The original Halifax, Halifax, England in West Yorkshire.
Halifax f.p., an Australian TV series about a forensic psychiatrist.
The Handley Page Halifax was a World War II heavy bomber of the Royal Air Force and others.
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 Okey Family Genealogy: Thirteenth Generation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Prescottt) (#327) was born Standish, Lincolnshire(Lancashire?), England 1604/05.
He married Mary Platts Gawkroger Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, April 11, 1629.
She was baptized Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, March 11, 1632.
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 Digital Halifax - An Online Community, for Residents of Halifax, UK to Communicate and Interact   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It also offers a place for visitors to plan a day out, and find out what there is to do in Halifax.
The Digital Halifax forum allows members to discuss, and chat with one another.
The Digital Halifax community is a unique area, where residents and non-residents alike can interact and discuss topics.
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 The Lester Family from the Renaissance to the 21st Century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Samuel was the great-grandson of Richard, Constable of Halifax.
Richard Leister was Constable of Halifax in 1412 and the largest rent payer to the prior of Lewes in 1439.
...Thomas Leister was the son of James, son of Samuel, son of William, son of Richard of Halifax, Constable of Halifax, 1412 and the largest rent payer to the prior of Lewes in 1439.
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 Borough England Halifax History Polic - BigWalk.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Halifax... Facts and Trivia
Greater Halifax has a population of 340,000 (over one third of Nova Scotia's total) and is the capital city.
Latitude: Halifax is on the same latitude as Bordeau, France and South Oregon
Halifax and area are host to five fine yacht clubs:
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 Bannister Family Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
was born in 1554 in Hathenshelf, England and died on 2 Sep 1624.
was born in 1550 in Farengdon, Halifax, York, England.
- was born in 1554 in Hathenshelf, England and died on 2 Sep 1624.
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 Crowther Tree
She was born February 18, 1728/29 in Coley near Halifax, Yorkshire, and died 1799.
She was born February 1774 in Vale of Clwyd, Montgomeryshire,Wales, and died March 15, 1869 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.
He was born April 04, 1792 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, and died April 21, 1871 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.
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 Cheap Halifax Car Hire - Book Car Rental in Halifax - England
Halifax is so compact it takes no time to get anywhere on foot, and Metro Transit offers an efficient bus service that runs frequently along the major streets if you get tired.
Halifax is an attractive town situated in the North of England.
Halifax also has good opportunities for shopping with a wide variety of stores on offer.
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 Cheap Halifax Hotel Accommodation and Cheap Hotel Halifax England UK - Halifaxhotel
Fantastic discounts of Up to 20% for Cheap Halifax hotel accommodation and reservations in England made on-line.
A friendly hotel with traditional Yorkshire hospitality and modern amenities in the heart of Halifax, opposite Halifax railway station and Eureka Science Museum.
Halifax is fortunate in having beautiful buildings, good shopping, excellent theatres and a wide variety of pubs and clubs.
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 All Saints Church, Salterhebble, Halifax, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
All Saints is an evangelical Anglican church serving the areas of Salterhebble, Skircoat Green and Copley in Halifax, West Yorkshire, in the Missionary Diocese of Wakefield.
We have a congregation of around 340, and extend a warm welcome to anyone who would like to worship with us or find out more about the Christian faith.
We are situated close to Wainhouse Tower, the famous local folly, on Dudwell Lane, in Halifax.
www.all-saints-halifax.org.uk /pages/welcome.html   (236 words)

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