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June 2019

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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Remedies in the 1700s & 1800s. Help or Hazard?

July 10 @ 2:30 pm
Abbey House Museum, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall
Leeds, LS5 3EH United Kingdom
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Talk by Professor Colin Wright.£5.50. booking required  0113 3784079.

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Three Centuries of Migrating to Leeds

12/07/2019 @ 8:00 am - 05/01/2020 @ 5:00 pm
Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square
Leeds, LS2 8BH United Kingdom
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Follow the journeys and explore the stories of those who have made their home in Leeds. Discover how they have helped to shape the city we know today.

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Researching Domestic Servants.

July 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wakefield Library, Wakefield One, Burton Street
Wakefield, WF1 2DD United Kingdom
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Local and Family History Network for beginners. Free

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A Woman’s Work Is Never Done.

July 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tolson Museum, Wakefield Rd Hudderfsfield

A new photographic exhibition explores the working lives of women from across West Yorkshire during 19th and 20th centuries. Free entry. Accessible by stairs only.

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August 2019

Ther Hickson Story.

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free Local and Family History event for beginners.

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