Happy Yorkshire Day!

Famous Yorkshire Folk (from top)


The Bronte Sisters
- Authors. Lived in Haworth.

Joseph Priestley - Discoverer of Oxygen (amongst other things). Born in Birstall.

William Wilberforce - Campaigned for the abolishment of the slave trade. Born in Hull.

Ted Hughes - Poet Laureate. Born in Mytholmroyd.

Brian Blessed - Actor. Born in Mexbourough.

Dame Judi Dench - Actress. Has a street in her hometown of York named after her.

Arctic Monkeys - Super successful band from Sheffield.

Robert Palmer - Musician from Batley.

Jessica Ennis Hill - Olympic athlete from Sheffield.

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  11. nymphy-nomphers said: Yorkshire has its own day? Brilliant xD
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