Ossett History - Healey
MEAT AND DRINK: Brewer's Pride and Millers Restaurant Healey Road, Ossett. Bottom, owners Jon Hemingway and Sally Hastewell. The Brewer's Pride has been in my top ten of pubs for over a decade. West Yorkshire is not blessed with too many boozers of this quality. Unfortunately, this restaurant is not on the OpenTable booking network. If you like .. Low Mill Road Healey Road Ossett, West Yorkshire WF5 8ND. Created.
Ossett Trinity, the local rugby league club, resigned from the Rugby League Conference in Ossett Cricket Club also play at Dimplewells. The Heavy Woollen District has its own cricket association and its own cricket team.
Residents of Ossett are eligible to play for the Heavy Woollen District team. Ossett hosts two semi-professional football teams, both currently playing in the Northern Premier League Division One North: In Februarythe two clubs announced an agreement to merge under the name Ossett United.
Ossett has a free magazine The Ossett Review  established in July Ossett Beercart takes place on the first weekend of June. Ossett Gala takes place in July. The turning on of the Christmas lights is another focal point for the community, along with the fire station's bonfire on the Friday evening nearest to 5 November. Ossett was defined as "wheeare the' black-leead t'tram lines" in both A Yorkshireman's Dictionary by Peter Wright and The Yorkshire Dictionary by Arnold Kellett, although neither book gives any explanation for this.
One interpretation is that it was mocking the town's heavy pollution when it was industrialised. Another is that Ossett people were seen as fussy and pedantic.
From Austin Mitchell 's Talkin' Yorkshire page In moments of extreme anger Ossett fish-puddlers have been known to resent "thou" and reply "Don't thee thou me thee thou thissen and see how tha likes thee thouing" but this is rare. Ossett is the home of Wakefield Orchestral Wind WOWan orchestral wind band with a varied repertoire including popular film music, show music, big band, classical and their conductor's own arrangements.
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Ossett is defined in the " Meaning of liff " as "a frilly spare-toilet-roll-cosy" Notable people[ edit ] This article's list of residents may not follow Wikipedia's verifiability or notability policies. Please improve this article by removing names that do not have independent reliable sources showing they are notable AND residents, or by incorporating the relevant publications into the body of the article through appropriate citations. May The astronomer Cyril Jackson —who moved to South Africa, was born in Ossett, honoured the town when he named asteroid Deira ; the citation he submitted to the IAU boils down to "Ancient name of Ossett, Yorkshire".
Benjamin Ingham — founder of the Inghamite Methodists was born in Ossett. Inafter his return to Ossett, Ingham started to establish the Inghamite Methodists after being banned in from preaching in churches.
By there were over eighty Inghamite congregations, mainly in Yorkshire and Lancashire. The first picture Wilson exhibited at the R.
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There is a copy of "Ossett Market" by E. Wilson on display in Wakefield Art Gallery. Thomas Cussons chemist first established the 'Cussons' personal care brand in Ossett. The initials of Thomas' eldest son John W. Cussons — can still be found on the wall of the original building, now the Yorkshire Bank on Station Road.
Thomas's youngest son Alex T.
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Cussons — who was apprenticed in Ossett, went on to manufacture the famous Cussons Imperial Leather soap. Michael Taylorborn circa became notable in as a result of Ossett murder case. Edward Clay, the borough's first mayor was a rag and mungo manufacturer. You can see them from miles away.
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The cellarwork is done by Matthew, Jo's husband and a former barman. Together with Sally's husband Nigel this mini 'consortium' took the lease on two and a half years ago from Bob Hunter. Hunter also launched the Ossett Brewery from a building at the rear and this still produces a full range of excellent beers but is now in the hands of Bob Lawson.
The Rudgate Ruby Mild 4. Another day, another lumb The pub had eight real ales on the hand-pumps so I couldn't try them all. For the unadventurous there's always Heineken and Stella, too, though the Hoegaarden draught beer from Belgium looked a spectacular option for dry lager types. So confident are the Walkers and Coxes of their beer quality they even stage a beer festival in a marquee every August, when 15 more brews are added to their regular eight.
The pub unsurprisingly takes awards from the Wakefield branch of the Campaign for Real Ale. Food is also available Monday to Saturday 12 till 2pm and there's a theme night on a Wednesday which could centre on pies or curry or steak.
When I called, it was pie night. All dishes were 4. The pub's clientele is a mature one. Mainly over 30s and the type that recognises quality.