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BRIGHOUSE

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 567 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BRIGHOUSE, a municipal borough in the Elland parliamentary division of the West Riding of Yorkshire, England, 51 m. N. of Huddersfield by the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway, on the river Calder. Pop. (rigor) 21,735. It is in the .heart of the manufacturing district of the West Riding, and has large woollen and worsted factories; carpets, machinery and soap are also produced. The town was incorporated in 1893, and is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors. Area, 2231 acres.
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