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Pontefract

Market town in West Yorkshire, England

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Pontefract: Market town in West Yorkshire, England
Pontefract is a historic market town in the Wakefield District of West Yorkshire, England, near the A1 and the M62 motorway. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is one of the five towns in the metropolitan borough of the City of Wakefield and had a population of 30,881 at the 2011 Census. Pontefract's motto is Post mortem patris pro filio, Latin for "After the death of the father, support the son", a reference to the English Civil War Royalist sympathies.

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