New Bronte plaque at station

The Friends of Sowerby Bridge Railway Station unveiled an English Heritage style plaque to commemorate the connection of Branwell Bronte with the town and its first railway station

The Friends of Sowerby Bridge Railway Station unveiled an English Heritage style plaque to commemorate the connection of Branwell Bronte with the town and its first railway station

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The Friends of Sowerby Bridge Railway Station have unveiled an English Heritage style plaque to commemorate the connection of Branwell Bronte with the town and its first railway station.

The piece has been commissioned as part of a wider project being undertaken by the Group’s volunteers to promote this Bronte link.

Mr Bronte was appointed as Assistant Clerk-in-Charge, with an annual salary of £75, at the soon to be opened Sowerby Bridge station. in1840.

Chris Wright, convenor of the Friends of Sowerby Bridge Railway Station, said: “We would like to thank Calderdale Council for the contribution from its Small Grant Fund which allowed us to obtain the plaque.”