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Batley,

town (1991 pop. 45,582), Kirklees metropolitan district, N central England. Heavy woolens, shoddy, and other textiles are the chief manufactures; tiles, carpets, mattresses, felt, biscuits, and machinery are also produced. The Bagshaw Museum in Batley illustrates the history of clothmaking. Joseph PriestleyPriestley, Joseph,
1733–1804, English theologian and scientist. He prepared for the Presbyterian ministry and served several churches in England as pastor but gradually rejected orthodox Calvinism and adopted Unitarian views.
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, the radical minister and scientist, attended Batley Grammar School.

Batley

a town in N England, in Kirklees unitary authority, West Yorkshire. Pop.: 49 448 (2001)
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One child victim, now a young woman, was allegedly told she would "go to the abyss" unless she agreed to sex with Colin Batley.
Batley hit back with a length-of-the-field effort from Alex Brown but the Vikings steadied the ship with a Grady penalty.
McCormack's face was like thunder after he watched his side finish with a whimper, letting in a late two late tries which resulted in Batley taking home a point which they should never have been entitled to.
The centre has been earmarked for closure by the Government as part of their plans to reduce the number of centres nationwide by 72 and Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has launched a bid to try to save it.
At the same, she said, she ws ould occasionally have sex with Elaine Batley without Colin Batley being present.
That took him past Simon Wilson's previous club best of 13 goals kicked against Leigh in 1995 as well as the points-in-match record of 30 he shared with Wilson as Batley cruised past their previous best victory, an 82-4 success over London Skolars in 2003.
This season Tom Holmes and Will Maher will be playing with Batley on a full season loan.
Batley, his wife Elaine, 47, and three other women are accused of sexually abusing children and young adults brought to their homes in Clos yr Onnen, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire.
Batley hit back with a well worked score from Kris Lythe who backed up a fine break from fullback Ia Preece to score at the posts but it was brief respite.
Tahir Zaman, Committee to decide on outline application for building of two dwellings, land adj, Hyrstcote, Track Road, Batley.
When asked whether he knew anyts hing about the occs ult - the study of hidden wisdom - Batley said: "Yes, certain things about different religions.
WIDNES VIKINGS had to withstand a nervous last 10 minutes before running out 38-36 winners over Batley Bulldogs at Mount Pleasant.