Saturday 9th November 2013.
10.00am - 4.00pm.
Batley Town Hall, Market Place, Batley, WF17 5DE.
Admission £2.00. Accompanied children under 16 free.
There are plenty of free, long and short stay car parks in and around Batley.
The event will be at Batley Town Hall and will be held in the Main Hall and Council Chambers.
Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced family history researcher,
maybe interested in local history, there will be something for everyone.
All the different societies and organisations that attend these events, are always very keen and willing to help with advice and guidance on what to look for and where to look, offering helpful hints and tips, based on their own personal experiences.
The Huddersfield and District Family History Society will have our own researchers, society members and committee members on hand, to help and advise.
We will have our computers with our own database installed, on hand for anyone who would like to have a search done on the day.
We will also have our full range of transcription booklets and CD's on sale, for purchase on the day.
Talks and start times.
Talks are held in the Mayors Chambers in the the Town Hall.
Timing of talks to be confirmed.
- Jacquie DePelle.
Non Conformist Ancestors.
- Lynne Schofield
Newspapers (Fleshing out the Bones of Family History)
- Alan Stewart-Kaye
The Parish Chest
- AN Other
to be confirmed
Places for the talks will be limited and allocated on a first come first served basis, so you are advised to book your places on arrival at the event,
from the Huddersfield & District Family History Society stand, near the
stage at the front of the main hall..
Light refreshments and sandwiches
will be available throughout the day, in the Town Hall.
There will be a free prize draw
The draw is open to all paying visitors on the day.
Prizes have been generously offered by the following exhibitors ** :-
Huddersfield & District Family History Society,
are offering 1 years free membership to the society.
Visiting Societies and Organisations
We expect to have a good selection of Family History Societies, Local History Societies and
a variety of Trade Organisations attending the event.
The following is the list of exhibitors who have confirmed their
attendance so far:-
Huddersfield and District Family History Society.
Click on the title below to download the poster for the
Family & Local History Fair Poster.
For any requests for information, or if you like more information about booking a place at the event,
please contact the Society Secretary,
Click here for the booking form
This page will continue to be updated as more information becomes available. Please do return from time to time to keep up with developments
The Huddersfield & District Family History Society, is a registered charity.
As such all proceeds from the event will be used to help further the aims of the society.
Registered Charity Number 702199.
** Please note that the prizes for the
free draw are offered by individual businesses.
District Family History Society have accepted the offers of the prizes in
good faith, on the assumption that the prizes will be donated for the
sole purpose of the free draw for this fair only. Should that prize
not be donated for whatever reason by the individual business,
H&DFHS will not be held liable to offer an alternative. **
** The free draw prize winners, will be contacted on the day
of the fair where-ever possible.
The winners names and home towns only, will be posted on this page of the website, the
day after the fair. Anyone entering the free draw is deemed to agree to this condition.