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  • The council bats single-mindedly for Padiham, a cluster of dark stone Pennine houses in a steep valley with the National Trust's Gawthorpe Hall a famous link with the Bronte family, whose wealthy Liberal friends the Kay-Shuttleworths ran their cotton empire from the town.

    BNP member in line to become Padiham mayor

  • Early in the new year (1855), Mr. and Mrs. Nicholls went to visit Sir James Kay Shuttleworth at Gawthorpe.

    The Life of Charlotte Bronte

  • We walked across the fields to see her on Sunday afternoons at her home in Gawthorpe, near Ossett, taking a tin of salmon or ham or some fruit.

    Betty Bothroyd The Autobiography

  • Mary Gawthorpe said, with tears in her eyes, as she threw her arms round me: Oh, and these are women quite unknown – nobody knows or cares about them except their own friends.

    Prisons and Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences

  • He made one or two attempts to win a position as a novelist, but in connection with literature future generations will know him chiefly as the kind host of Charlotte Bronte, who visited him at Gawthorpe.

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton

  • At that time he was unpopular in Burnley on account of his separation from his wife, who had been the richest heiress in the neighborhood, the owner of a fine estate and a grand old hall at Gawthorpe.

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton

  • The Tory aristocracy of the neighborhood disliked him for his liberal principles in politics, and for his brilliant marriage, which came about because the heiress of Gawthorpe took an interest in his own subjects.

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton

  • 'DEAR ELLEN, -- Since our return from Gawthorpe we have had a Mr. Bell, one of Arthur's cousins, staying with us.

    Charlotte Brontë and Her Circle

  • A drive of about three miles brought us to the gates of Gawthorpe, and after passing up a somewhat desolate avenue, there towered the hall -- grey, antique, castellated, and stately -- before me.

    Charlotte Brontë and Her Circle

  • He made one or two attempts to win a position as a novelist, but in connection with literature future generations will know him chiefly as the kind host of Charlotte Brontë, who visited him at Gawthorpe.

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton An Autobiography, 1834-1858, and a Memoir by His Wife, 1858-1894

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