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Public Lives: The Woodheads – A Notable Family of Huddersfield

We are pleased to announce that a newly revised edition of Pamela Cooksey’s Public Lives: The Woodheads – A Notable Family of Huddersfield is now available to purchase for £1.00 as a downloadable 74-page PDF e-book. The work was originally published by the Society in 1999 as a paperback booklet. Contents Introduction — page v […] Huddersfield Local History Society …


Issue 31 of the Society’s Journal

Issue 31 of Huddersfield Local History Society’s Journal is now available. Current members of the Society receive a free complimentary copy of the journal. However, if we can’t tempt you to join today, you can order a copy of the journal for £4.00 (excluding postage). There is also a downloadable PDF version which has the […] Huddersfield Local History Society …


Names, Places & People (2019)

Our latest publication, Names, Places & People: a selection of articles from Old West Riding, is now available to order for £6.95 (+p&p). This 160 page paperback book, which is edited by Cyril Pearce, will be launched on 23rd November 2019 at our Annual Study Day. Old West Riding published 23 editions from 1981 to […] Huddersfield Local History Society …


Marsden History Group 2020

The 2020 programme of events for Marsden History Group has now been announced, which includes four talks: 9 March — Peterloo Retold 1819-2019 — Janette Martin 11 May — Who was the real Anne Lister? — Jill Liddington 13 July — Marsden Mechanics’ Men: The Movers & Shakers of 19th Century Marsden — Stephen Challenger […] Huddersfield Local History Society …


Windrush Huddersfield Exhibition

Details of the Windrush Huddersfield Exhibition on Saturday 19th October 2019 are given below. In celebration of Black History Month Education 2000, Amour Promotions and Kirklees Local TV in partnership with the University of Huddersfield Heritage Quays are delighted to invite you to our Windrush Huddersfield Exhibition. Date: Saturday 19th October 2019 Venue: University of […] Huddersfield Local History Society …