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march 2019

Saturday 2 March: A Short History of Leeds, by Kenneth Williams. Wakefield and District Family History Society

Tuesday, March 5: Exploring the Archaeology of Stanley Royd, West Yorkshire History Centre

Wednesday 6 March: History of Bretton Park by Leonard Bartle. Yorkshire in History Group, Manygates. More information: News

Wednesday 6 March: West Riding Curiosities by Trevor Moody, Horbury and District Historical Society, Horbury Methodist Church, High Street, Horbury,7.30pm, visitors £2.50.

Friday 8 March: Looking at Maps (visit to Wakefield One), Ossett and Horbury Group, Local and Family History Network, 11am-12.30pm. More information: News

Friday 8 March: Pictures from the photographic archive of the Society, Rothwell Methodist Hall 7.30pm. Rothwell and District Historical Society

Wednesday 13 March: AGM, followed by the film of Wood Street, Heart of Wakefield, and members' talks: Dickens, his readings and Wakefield by Ken Rowley, Bucklers' Watercolours of Wakefield by Pam Judkins, Wakefield Historical Society. More information: Lecture Programme

Friday 15 March: The Building Archaeology of Westgate Chapel Wakefield, by Paul Dawson, MA, FINS. Pontefract and District Archaeological Society

Monday 25 March: Wakefield Artist Louisa Fennell (rescheduled) Wakefield Group, Local and Family History Network, 1.30-3.00 pm. More information: News

Monday 25 March: Memorials in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Looking at the lives and deaths of some Ossett inhabitants, by David Scriven, Ossett Historical Society

Wednesday 27 March: Recent Excavations on a Yorkshire Canal by Jon Kenny, South Leeds Archaeology

Advance notice

Saturday 6 April: Stitching up the Family by Sue Clifton. Wakefield and District Family History Society