25 Oct. 11am -3pm. Abbey House Museum Kirkstall Leeds. Study day for adults with Nicola Pullan. How have opportunities for education & empployment developed for women. Have labour-saving devices really transormed the home? How have women pplayed a part in politics before and after gaining ind out through examples from tje museum's collection. £10 including lunch. Book on 0113 3784079.
Crossing the Pennines by canal.
General history of canals in North of England and photo-journey as they are today. 16 Oct. 7.30pm. United Reform Church Hall, Back Bank St Castleford. Talk by Peter Scott to Castleford & District Historical Society. Visitors £1.50.
Joseph Hobson Jagger.
Bradford's 'Man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo.' 16 Oct. 11am. West Yorkshire History Centre. Wakefield. Free talk by Ann Fletcher about her search for her ancestor's story; why his upbringing in Victorian Bradford helped to defeat the casino and how WYAS helped to trace what happened to his millions! Book 0113 5350142.
1921 census and the changing 1841-1911 censuses.
12 Oct. 11am to 12.30pm. Horbury Library. Ossett & Horbury local & family history network for beginners.. Free.
This is my story, now tell me yours.
Aug.- Oct. West Yorkshire History Centre. Young people have recorded the stories of their families of Pakistani and Kashmiri community. Spanning almost 70 years. the story starts with those who left their homeland, embarking on a journey to Britain and why some settled in Wakefield. Free admission.