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october 2019

Wednesday 2 October: History of the Royal Mails from 17th century to the present day, by John Lyte. Horbury and District Historical Society

Wednesday 2 October
 Leeds Suffragette Leonora Cohen, by Helen Pratt, 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

Saturday 5 October My Extraordinary Family, by Carol Runciman, 10.30am, Wakefield and District Family History Society


Wednesday 9 October: Barrows, Beakers and Blue Streak Missiles:Archaeology on the MOD Estate, by Phil Abramson 7.30pm, Wakefield Town Hall, Lecture Programme

Saturday 12 October: 'Clarion and the Woodcraft Folk.' Wakefield Socialist History Group. More information News

Friday 18 October: Revelling in Rivelina, brief history of the Rivelin Valley, its watermills and the conservation group, by Graham Appleby Chairman, Rivelin Valley Conservation Group. Pontefract and District Archaeological Society

Wednesday 23 October: Recycling Historic Buildings by Alasdair Beale, South Leeds Archaeology

Thursday, 24th October, The Forgotten Women of Wakefield Project, by Sarah Cobham CEO, Dream Time Creative. Wakefield Civic Society

Monday 28 October:  A Yorkshire Dialect Treasure Trove - John Hartley’s Clock Almanack 1867-1915, by Rod Dimbleby. Ossett Historical Society

ADvance notice

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

Wednesday 6 November Talk on 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