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Language, People and Places

November 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

£6 – £15

Language, People and Places

A Tribute to the life and work of Dr George Redmonds

November Study Day 2019

Saturday 23rd November

9.30am to 4.00 pm, Brian Jackson House, New North Parade, Huddersfield HD1 5JP

9.30 Registration and Coffee

10.00 Chair’s welcome and launch of the Society’s 2019 publication,

Selections from Old West Riding

10.15 Prof. Peter McClure (University of Nottingham) George Redmonds and the Making of English Surnames.

11.15 Dr. Harry Parkin (University of Chester) Your City’s Place-Names: Leeds: methods for researching place-name origins

LUNCH 12.15 – 1.45

1.45 Dr. Stephen Moorhouse Names, Landscapes and George Redmonds

2.45 BREAK

3.00 Alexandra Medcalf (Borthwick Institute, York) The Yorkshire Historic Dictionary

4.00 CLOSE

Brian Jackson House is located in a converted railway goods warehouse beside the railway interchange in the heart of the town centre. For a location map check out the Yorkshire Children’s Centre – Brian Jackson House – website.

All-day parking is available in the Bus Station and Springwood car parks. Both the bus and railway stations are less than 100 metres away.

The building has disabled access.

2019 Study Day – Booking your place

Either, print out and complete the Booking Form below and return it, with your cheque, to the Huddersfield Local History Society Treasurer,

Stephen Challenger, 10, Gate Head, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6JR

Or, use the 2019 Study Day booking procedure on our website at https://www.huddersfieldhistory.org.uk/studyday/


The Day, with lunch, will cost £15 per person; without lunch £6


Contact Details:

Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Email: ____________________________________________________________________

Telephone: _________________________________________________________________

Number of places: WITH lunch _____ WITHOUT lunch _____

Dietary Preferences

Along with a conventional menu Andrea, our caterer, can provide the following.

Please indicate which option you prefer.

Gluten-Free _______ Vegan _______ Vegetarian ______

No preference _______

Please complete and return with your payment £ ______

(Please make cheques payable to ‘Huddersfield Local History Society’)

To: Stephen Challenger, 10, Gate Head, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6JR


November 23
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£6 – £15


Brian Jackson House
New North Parade
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 5JP United Kingdom


Huddersfield Local History Society