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September 2018

Heritage Open Days 2018

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

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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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October 2018

Family & Local History Fair, Doncaster

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Doncaster School for the Deaf, Leger Way
Doncaster, DN2 6AY United Kingdom
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H&D FHS will be attending this event.

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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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Holmfirth Remembers

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holmfirth Civic Hall, Huddersfield Road
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 3AS United Kingdom
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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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November 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation Street
Huddersfield, HD1 2TU United Kingdom
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The AGM is for Members Only. Tea and Coffee will be served. The following talk (circa 2.30pm) is open to all (£2.00 to non members of H&D FHS) 'The Essence of a Georgian Gentleman' by Dr David Allen Illustrated with artefacts relating to the life of the gentry in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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