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June 2018

York Family History Fair

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
York Race Course, The Knavesmire Exhibition Centre, The Racecourse
York, YO23 1EX United Kingdom
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£5.00

H&D FHS will have a stand at this event. Full details and advance ticket offers will be found in the event website below.

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Hepworth Feast Day

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hepworth Village Hall, Towngate
Hepworth, West Yorkshire HD9 1TE United Kingdom
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H&D FHS will have an information  table ( 2pm to 4.30pm and 7.00pm to 9.00pm) with details of the range of publications supporting research into Hepworth Family Histories, including the forthcoming publication of:

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Barnsley History Day

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Experience Barnsley Museum, Town Hall, Church Street
Barnsley, South Yorkshire S70 2TA United Kingdom
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H&D FHS will be present at this event See web site below for further details  

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July 2018

Edgerton Cemetery Visit

July 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Edgerton Cemetery, Cemetery Road
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 5NF United Kingdom
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£2.00

  Edgerton Cemetery Burial Records have been transcribed and the Memorial Inscriptions have been photographed and catalogued by the Society. This visit is being arranged to aid visitors to locate their family graves. We will also hear about the establishment of the cemetery, look at a selection of Memorials including Commonwealth War Graves Memorials and the Booth Factory Fire Memorial. This also the opportunity for anyone who considers that they may have family buried at Edgerton to give us the…

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August 2018

Hepworth History Day

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hepworth Village Hall, Towngate
Hepworth, West Yorkshire HD9 1TE United Kingdom
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Hepworth Village Hall Don't miss this opportunity to find out how to start your Family History Research or, maybe break down that brickwall you've been pondering over. All the H&D FHS publications  containing research data for Hepworth and the surrounding area will be available for consultation and purchase including: Further details of H&D FHS publications may be found here. Hepworth, Holy Trinity, Memorial Inscriptions will also be available.

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September 2018

Evolution of Asylum Photography

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation Street
Huddersfield, HD1 2TU United Kingdom
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£2.00

David Scrimgeour will follow up his early talk about Early Asylum Life with his new talk: Evolution of Asylum Patient Photography: The archives of the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum in Wakefield contain hundreds of photographs of the insane poor. Rare examples date from 1868, by which time pioneering photographers at other institutions had been capturing patients’ images since the 1850s. Asylum Director James Crichton-Browne, the driving force behind the use of photography in Yorkshire, corresponded with celebrated naturalist Charles…

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Heritage Open Days 2018

September 6 @ 12:00 am - September 16 @ 12:00 am

Click here for full details of Heritage Open Day Events in Kirklees

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Heritage Open Days – Holmfirth

September 14 @ 11:00 am - September 15 @ 4:00 pm
Holy Trinity Church, Holmfirth, 6a Towngate
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1HA United Kingdom
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On Friday 14th and Saturday 15th of September 10am to 4pm H&D FHS will also have an exhibition at the Church linked to the History of Hepworth where our latest publication, enabled by a Heritage Lottery Grant, ‘The History of Hepworth & District’ along with booklets relating the Shaw Family Papers will also be available for purchase. If you have family history interests in the Holme Valley this is definitely a date for your diary. Details of the full Heritage…

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