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The following events took place in 1786...


  • A violent thunderstorm last for an hour. A lightning bolt strikes the house of Mr. Hawksby of Huddersfield, injuring his wife.
  • The Bishop consecrates a new burial ground in Huddersfield, on land granted by Sir John Ramsden.

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