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ABOUT Wakefield

Wakefield is a city in England. The river Calder flows in the vicinity of the city. The city of Wakefield is a Metropolitan borough that comes under West Yorkshire, country and the Humbler region of England. The city is dubbed as Merrie City and a quick market town and large city. It is famous for the well-served flesh of both sea and Rivers. It is recognised as the compassion city as seafood is very cheap to fulfil stomach. The facilitation of the fish food is very fast and easily available. Coal is also another important mineral found in the region. During civil war era, it was also a stronghold for Royalist. It evolved as major market and Centre for wool. It transformed into an Inland port from a normal navigable river. The post town is Wakefield.

History

The origin of the name was supposed to come from Waca’s field. Here Waca’s means a watch or wake. Here the field refers to an open ground where festivals were supposed to be organised. Because of this, it got this beautiful name of Wakefield. The origin of the town is to nearly 5th or 6th century. During AD 876, the region was under the control of Vikings. He also played a crucial role in the foundation of twelve hamlets. After the battle of Hastings, the area was conquered by William the Conqueror from Edward the Confessor. During mid-18th century there was an introduction of the railway. At the beginning of the 19th century, the town got multifold income in its basket. Large warehouses were built for the storage of grains in the region. At the later stage, Glass and Textile industries also got pace.

Governance

In the earlier years, it was a town with one seat for Member of Parliament. For 20 years, it had run by Yorkshire government. During 1913, it got the status of the city. The city council runs its administration from the country hall as its office. The seat of the MP has been reserved with Labour party for 12 years.

Geography and Demography

The average high climate temperature of the town is 13° Celsius and average low temperature is 6.3°Celsius.It got average rainfall from 800mm to 900 mm. The last Population census of the Wakefield came in 2001. The urban area had population 77 thousand approximately. The sex ratio of the Wakefield has the good number. Approximately, 40% people did not go to school or college and do not have any academic qualification. The people of Asia continent is in minority here. The white people have the majority in the region with 91% strength followed by Asian and black communities.

Education

The oldest school of the region is Queen Elizabeth Grammar school. The Elizabeth gallery is moved to Northgate in mid- 18th century. The governor is responsible for the administration of the school. The Church of England opened several National schools in mid-18 century. Wakefield College is the leading institution with 3000 full time and 10,000 part time students in its basket. The standard of education appreciated by local people.

Transport 

The junction point of the M1 and M62 motorways provides good access to commuters. There is a number of roads passes through the city. Wakefield Kirkgate operates trains in the region. There is also a vast network of trains in the city. 

Notable people

The veteran Novelist George Gissing was born in 1857. The famous Sculptor Barbara Hepworth is another name in the list. ‘‘This sporting life’’ book writer David Storey was also born here. some other famous personalities also associated with this town.

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