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February 2019

Saturday 2 February, Victorian & Edwardian Church and Chapel Life in Ossett, by David Scriven. Wakefield and District Family History Society

Saturday 2 February: Political Change in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire Coalfields 1947-1972, 1-4pm. Wakefield Socialist History Group,

Wednesday 6 FebruaryAlan Bennett, Talk by Sheena Vigors, Yorkshire in History Group, Manygates. More information: News

Wednesday 6 February: The Cragg Vale Coiners, by David Glover, Horbury and District Historical Society, Horbury Methodist Church, High Street, Horbury,7.30pm, visitors £2.50.

Friday 8 February: A Favourite Ancestor, Ossett and Horbury Group, Local and Family History Network, 11am-12.30pm. More information: News

Monday 11 February: Exploring Stanley Royd, skills workshop at West Yorkhire History Centre 5-7pm. West Yorkshire History Centre

Wednesday 13 February: Potwallopers and Plumpers Britain's first secret ballot in Pontefract, by John Whitaker, Wakefield Historical Society. More information: Lecture Programme

Friday 15 February: A Kingdom of Alms, Pontefract's Almshouses, by Eric Jackson JP. Pontefract and District Archaeological Society

Thursday 21 February: Beside the Seaside, The History of Yorkshire's Seaside resorts, by John Heywood. Wakefield Civic Society

Monday 25 February: DNA and Family History, Wakefield Group, Local and Family History Network, 1.30-3.00 pm. More information: News

Monday 25 February: Christopher Saxton, Elizabethan Mapmaker, by Clive McManus. Ossett Historical Society

Tuesday 26 February: Yorkshire Historic Dictionary, Talk at West Yorkshire History Centre, 11am. West Yorkshire History Centre

Wednesday 27 February: Heritage Management, by Neil Redfern. South Leeds Archaeology

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Saturday 2 March, A Short History of Leeds, by Kenneth Williams. Wakefield and District Family History Society