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november 2019

Saturday 2 November: British Widows of the First World War, by Andrea Hetherington. Wakefield and District Family History Society

Wednesday 6 November: The History of Bretton Park by Leonard Bartle, Yorkshire in History Group. Please note new venue The group will now meet at St Swithun's Community Centre in Eastmoor, on Arncliffe Road, WF1 4RR. More information: News

Wednesday 6 November: History of Titus Salt and Saltaire, by Stuart Hartley. Horbury and District Historical Society

Wednesday 13 November: Civilian and military prisoners of Lofthouse Park Camp near Wakefield, 1914-1919 by Claudia Sternberg. Wakefield Historical Society, Wakefield Town Hall, More information: Lecture Programme

Friday 15 November: Burmantofts Pottery, designs and designers, by Lesley Newnham. Pontefract and District Archaeological Society

Saturday 16 November: 'Never nearer to Bolshevism': Revolutionary 1919 one hundred years on, by Iain Dalton, Mark Metcalf and Laura Miles. Wakefield Socialist History Group. More information News

Saturday 23 November: Study day dedicated to George Redmonds, Huddersfield Local History Society

Monday 25 November: The Forgotten Women of Wakefield - the Gissings and the Staynes. The lives of some women who made a contribution to Wakefield’s history. By Lorraine Simpson. Ossett Historical Society

Wednesday 27 November: Finding Fryston, from Monks to Victorians, by Ray Newton. South Leeds Archaeology

ADvance notice

Wednesday 4 December: The Emergence and Growth of Methodism Nationally, by Ruth Nettleton. Yorkshire in History Group. St Swithun's Community Centre in Eastmoor, on Arncliffe Road, WF1 4RR. More information News

Wednesday 4 December: AGM followed by mince pies, teas and coffee, quiz and memories. Horbury and District Historical Society

Saturday 7 December: The History of Crofton Silver Band, by Roger Hind. Wakefield and District Family History Society