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july 2019

Wednesday 3 July Visit to Goddard's House and Garden in York, Yorkshire in History Group. More information: News

Saturday 6 July: AGM followed by David Scrimgeour’s ‘ Evolution of Asylum Patient Photography.’ Wakefield and District Family History Society

Wednesday 10 July, Peterloo, Past Lives in the Present, Wakefield Theatre Royal. More information: News

Thursday 11 July, WHS Make-your-own-way visit to Cawthorne, More information: Summer Excursions

Thursday 11 July, Georgian Food and Satire, Pontefract Museum. More information: News

Thursday 18 July, WHS Coach Excursion to the Lion Salt Works, Anderton Boat Lift and Knutsford, More information: Summer Excursions

Saturday 20 July, Kinsley Evictions Commemorative Walk. More information: News

Monday 22 July: Researching Domestic Servants, Local and Family History Network, 1.30pm - 3.00pm, Wakefield One Library, More information: News

Wednesday 24 July, The Knight Templars of Temple Newsam. More information: South Leeds Archaeology

Advance notice

Saturday 3 August, Keeping Their Beacons Alight by Jane Ainsworth, based on her book about a dynasty of builders from Barnsley. Wakefield and District Family History Society