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march 2017

Wednesday 8 March Wakefield Historical Society: AGM followed by The Red Shed – a pre-history: Wakefield's Labour Club, by Ken Rowley, and Twentieth Century Piano Lessons and an Eighteenth Century Dancing Master at Northgate Head, by Lesley Taylor, 7.30pm

Friday 10 March Ossett Group, Local and Family History Network, currently meeting in Horbury Library: Causes of death on certificates, 11am - 12.30pm, More information: News

Tuesday 14 March
University of Bradford: Bog bodies, landscape archaeology, pain and suffering, by Dr Henry Chapman, 5.15pm, School of Archaeological Sciences, Guest Lecture Series, JSB Theatre

Wednesday 15 March: Yorkshire in History Group: Roman History, 10am, Room 8, Manygates Centre, More information: News

Wednesday 15 March Yorkshire Architectural and York Archaelogical Society The Archaeology of Excrement: The passed and the present by Dr Andrew 'Bone' Jones, 7.30pm, Friends' Meeting House, Friargate, York

Thursday 16 March Castleford and District Historical Society: no information

Friday 17 March Pontefract and District Archaeological Society Signs of the Past in the Leeds Area, by Jackie Depelle, Local and Family History Tutor.

Tuesday 21 March University of Bradford Integrated approaches to Early Iron Age landscapes in SE Europe, by Dr Matija Cresnar, 5.15pm, School of Archaeological Sciences, Guest Lecture Series, JSB Theatre

Wednesday 22 March South Leeds Archaeology An Evolving Story:by Ian Roberts. Ian's favourite moments from many of the most important excavations in West Yorkshire. 7.30pm

Monday 27 March
Wakefield Local and Family History Network: Divorce Records, 1.30-3pm, More information: News

Monday 27 March Ossett Historical Society AGM followed by Criminal Ossett 1780-1914: Ossett criminals and crime in Ossett, by David Scriven, 7.30pm

Advance notice

Saturday 1 April
Wakefield and District Family History Society Maps for local and family history, by Chris Makepeace, 10.30,

Wednesday 5 April Horbury and District Historical Society The History of Wentworth Woodhouse, by Trevor Moody, 7.30pm