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Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Dewsbury is the combination of 2 words i.e. Dewy and Bury (Fort) means Dew’s fort. Some other proposed it as “God’s fort” originated from Welsh Duw, “God”. It is a factory town and a metropolitan managerial unit in the west Yorkshire known for its splendid Victorian architecture. It is the part of west riding of Yorkshire. Dewsbury market developed in 14th century and mainly for clothiers. This market closed due to plague in 1593 and 1603 and reopened in 1741. In 18th century Dewsbury named due to recycling of wool and making heavy blankets and uniforms.
As a mill town Dewsbury witnessed a massive growth in 19th century and known as the largest town in heavy woolen district. It located near the river Calder where Paulinus propagated in 13th century and a tradition of ringing bell called the “Black Tom” present in church on the Christmas Eve, each toll since the birth of Christ known as “Devil’s Knell”. Despite its industrial background Dewsbury is a charming minister town. In 2007, it was voted as best market in Britain. According to the Census of 2011 Dewsbury’s total population is 62945.