Wakefield (disambiguation)

Wakefield (disambiguation)

Wakefield is a city in West Yorkshire, England
*City of Wakefield, the metropolitan borough in which this city is located
*Wakefield Prison, located in this city
*Wakefield (UK Parliament constituency), located in this city
*Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, rugby league club located in city.

Wakefield may also refer to:

Places

In Australia

*Wakefield, New South Wales
*Port Wakefield, South Australia
*Wakefield Regional Council, around Port Wakefield
*Division of Wakefield is an Australian electoral division

In Canada

*Wakefield, Quebec

In New Zealand

*Wakefield, New Zealand

In the United States

*Wakefield, Kansas
*Wakefield, Kentucky
*Wakefield, Louisiana
*Wakefield, Massachusetts
*Wakefield, Michigan
*Wakefield, Nebraska
*Wakefield, New Hampshire
*Wakefield, Bronx, New York
*Wakefield, Virginia
*Wakefield Township, Michigan
*Wakefield Township, Minnesota
*Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island, United States of America, sometimes also referred to as Wakefield
*Wakefield Plantation, in Raleigh, North Carolina

People

::the Wakefield family of colonists to New Zealand, Canada and South Australia:
*Captain Arthur Wakefield, 1799–1843, who died in the Wairau Affray, brother of Edward Gibbon Wakefield
*Daniel Bell Wakefield, 1798-1858, brother of Edward Gibbon Wakefield
*Edward Gibbon Wakefield, 1796-1862, an influential theorist on colonization
*Edward Jerningham Wakefield, 1820-1879, son of Edward Gibbon Wakefield, New Zealand politician and author of "Adventures in New Zealand"
*Edward Wakefield (politician), 1845–1924, son of Felix Wakefield, New Zealand politician and journalist
*Felix Wakefield, 1807-1875, brother of Edward Gibbon Wakefield
*Colonel William Wakefield,1801-1848, who founded Wellington, New Zealand, brother of Edward Gibbon Wakefield

::other Wakefields:
*Andrew Wakefield (born 1957), a British gastroenterologist
*Charles Wakefield, 1st Viscount Wakefield of Hythe, a British peer
*Dan Wakefield (born 1932), American novelist
* Edward Birkbeck Wakefield, 1903–1969, British civil servant and Conservative Member of Parliament
*John Peter Wakefield, 1915-1942, British racing car driver
*Martin Wakefield (born 1972), U.S. military officer and recipient of the Purple Heart for action in Mosul Iraq
*Norman Arthur Wakefield, 1918-1972, Australian naturalist
*Rhys Wakefield, Australian Actor
*H. Russell Wakefield, Author
*S. A. Wakefield (born 1927), Australian author
*Tim Wakefield (born 1966), pitcher for the Boston Red Sox

Other uses

*Wakefield (band), an American rock band
*Wakefield Accelerator, a kind of particle accelerator
*The Battle of Wakefield in the Wars of the Roses, 1460
*Wakefield High School in several places
*Wakefield (short story), a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne
*The Vicar of Wakefield, a novel by Oliver Goldsmith
*Wakefield Cycle, A manuscript containing thirty-two Medieval religious plays
*Cushman & Wakefield the commercial real estate company headquartered in New York City.


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