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February 2019

Packhorse Days and Packhorse Ways

February 12 @ 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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March 2019

The Holmfirth Flood of 1852

March 12 @ 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 7.30pm Tuesday 12 March 2019 The Holmfirth Flood of 1852 A Film Produced and Introduced by Mike Wade In 1852 Bilberry Reservoir burst, flooding the Holme Valley and causing the deaths of over 80 people. The Illustrated London News reported: ‘A more complete wreck, a more melancholy scene …. has never been beheld. The streets were filled with broken furniture, carding machines, huge iron boilers, bags of wool, …. The grave-yards had their dead dislodged, and…

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Almondbury Library Exhibition

March 16 - March 24
Almondbury Library, Stocks Walk
Almondbury, West Yorkshire HD5 8XB United Kingdom
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H&D FHS will have a stand at this Almondbury Exhibition.  The Society's local publications  will be available for sale as well as free advice and help about Family History Research.  Visit the Society stand on Saturday 16th, Sunday 17th, Wednesday 20th, Saturday 23rd or Sunday 24th March 2019.

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Launds Inn Museum Open Day

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Launds Inn Museum, 23 Launds, Rochdale Road, Golcar
Huddersfield,, West Yorkshire HD7 4NN United Kingdom
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SATURDAY, 30th March, 2019, 2pm Prompt. Price £5 per person.. The museum open day will consists of: An opening talk, then you can browse around three rooms on the history of Pole Moor, Scammonden & Stainland. On display at Launds museum, is a collection of documents on the history of this old inn and local history issues including brewing and inn-keeping, local parish records for families living in the area, wills and deeds of Launds, old maps and photographs. Tea,…

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April 2019

West Yorks History Centre Exhibition

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate
Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 1JG United Kingdom
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