Birth & Death Bargains Continue certificates During the past few months, almost 80,000 orders have been placed for cut-price birth and death records for England & Wales. Instead of paying £9.25 for a certificate, the same information is available as a PDF for only £6.00. This pilot service has been extended, so it is not too late to place your order. You can find further details, including the periods covered, at the General Register Office site. A longer report appears in WDYTYA magazine
10 March. 10am to 3pm. West Yorks History Centre, Wakefield. 2018 is the 250th year since the first modern circus. The opening of a new exhibition exploring the history of the circus in West Yorks. over that period. Free. Afterwards drop in during normal hours until June.
Education & School Records
9 March. 11am to 12.30pm. Horbury Library. Local & family history network for beginners needing help & experts to offer advice. Free.
Florence Nightingale and Yorkshire
27 April. 10.30am to 12 noon.Leeds City Museum. Talk by StephanieDavies about family connection of Florence to Lotherton Hall and her involvement in the design of Leeds General Infirmary. Free refreshments.
25 April and 27 Jun. 10.30am to 3pm. Booking required .West Yorks History Centre, Wakefield. A workshop for conserving personal archives. Booking required. Lunch & refreshments provided. £120