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November 2018

Family History Training Course (November)

November 1 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
The Root Cellar, 33a Greens End Road
Meltham, West Yorkshire HD9 5NW United Kingdom
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Runs weekly on Thursday mornings 1st November to 13 December. Except for Thursday 8th November.

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Rededication of 5 DWR War Memorial

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Huddersfield Drill Hall, St Pails Street
HUDDERSFIELD, West Yorkshire HD1 3RA United Kingdom
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At the outbreak of war in 1914, the 5th Battalion was ordered to duplicate itself and raise a second battalion, these were named the 1/5th and 2/5th Battalions. The 1/5th, in 49th (West Riding) Division, set off for war in April, 1915, the 2/5th following as part of 62nd (Pelican) Division in January, 1917. The victorious troops returned home in 1918, but had left many of their comrades lying in the fields of France and Flanders, Gallipoli and other theatres…

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Endings and Aftermath

November 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B rockholes Village Hall, Brockholes
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 7EB United Kingdom
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BROCKHOLES VILLAGE HALL Wednesday 7 November 2018 at 7.30pm. Tom Ashworth, a military and social historian, will be giving an illustrated talk based on his latest book ‘Endings and Aftermath’. Tom’s talk deals with the final year of the conflict and the aftermath of the horror when the boys and men came home expecting a better life. Indeed, they came home feeling that they were entitled to a better life – after all, promises had been made – they were…

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Huddersfield Family History Fair

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cathedral House, St Thomas's Road
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3LG United Kingdom
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February 2019

Packhorse Days and Packhorse Ways

February 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation Street
Huddersfield, HD1 2TU United Kingdom
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 Packhorse Days and Packhorse Ways by Janet Niepokojczycka Saddles, loads, routes, bells and shoes are some of the aspects discussed from this forgotten way of life and transport by four hooves.

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