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June 2019

Family History Drop-In

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Local and Family History Library, 2nd Floor, Central Library Calverley Street
Leeds, LS1 3AB United Kingdom
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An informal advice session. From first steps with Ancestry.com to more involved enquiries. Free admission. No booking required.

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Leeds Cinemas

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Leeds Central Library, 2nd Floor, Central Library, Calverley Street
Leeds, LS1 3AB United Kingdom
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Free talk by Dr. Laura Ager about her ongoing project researching the many historic cinemas in Leeds.

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The Mysterious Diary Of Private Newton

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate
Wakefield, WF1 1JG United Kingdom
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Using a bizarre diary that seems to have continued after its author's death this talk will investigate the remembrance of WW1 soldiers and the impact of misreporting deaths on the front line. Booking required.

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The Family History Show

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Racecourse, The Knavesmire Exhibition Centre
York, YO23 1EX United Kingdom
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Show Features: Two Large Lecture Theatres with Free Talks Free Ask the Experts Area Archives and Ministry of Defence stands Free Parking Free minibus from Station

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Investigating The History Of A Wiltshire Village

June 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wakefield Library, Wakefield One, Burton Street
Wakefield, WF1 2DD United Kingdom
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Local & Family History Network for beginners. Free.

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Jewish Archive Open Day

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Nepshaw Lane South
Morley, LS27 7JQ United Kingdom
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For Jewish Archive Month this open day showcases the highlights of the wonderful Jewish collections. These include the Mafoski collection detailing the work of then Trainee Scheme run by the Jewish Refuge Committee in the late 1930s to help Jewish refugees find work in Leeds. Drop in. Free.

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July 2019

Wakefield Armed Forces Day.

July 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pontefract Race WF8 4QD + Google Map

Free entry and parking, Spitfire fly past, military displays and much more.

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Evolution of Asylum Patient Photography.

July 6 @ 10:30 am
The Outwood Memorial Hall, 1-2 Victoria Street
Outwood, WF1 2NE United Kingdom
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An illustrated talk by David Scrimgeour to Wakefield Family History Society after the AGM.

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Pontefract and Liquorice Festival.

July 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pontefract Town Centre.

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Patrick Brtonte and his time in Dewsbury and Hartshead.

July 10 @ 1:00 pm
Huddersfield Central Library, Princess Alexandra Walk
Huddersfield, HD1 2SU United Kingdom
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Free talk by Diane Fare , Bronte Society. Book on 01484 414868. Light refreshments.

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