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November 2021 Newsletter

Our newsletter for October is now available to read online or download in PDF format. The contents include: our Chair’s review of the year details of upcoming events History Day […] Huddersfield Local History Society …


October 2021 Newsletter

Our newsletter for October is now available to read online or download in PDF format. The contents include: details of upcoming events our latest book: “Colne Valley: A history of […] Huddersfield Local History Society …



Meet Sir John William Ramsden!

As part of this year’s Heritage Open Days, there’s an opportunity to: Delve into the past and meet Sir John William Ramsden as he plans the layout of this historic […] Huddersfield Local History Society …


Issue 32 of the Society’s Journal

Issue 32 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 […] Huddersfield Local History Society …


Christmas Special Journal 2020

As a festive treat to our members, our Journal Editor Rob Piggott has compiled a Christmas Special issue which brings together a selection of archive articles and a tinseled treasure trove of Christmas Past from the local area. A limited number of print copies are now available for purchase. Introduced from Cyril Pearce We took […] Huddersfield Local History Society …


New Book on Highfields

Society members will undoubtedly be familiar with — and probably own a copy of — David Griffith’s well-received The Villas of Edgerton: Home to Huddersfield’s Victorian Elite (2017). Huddersfield Civic Society has now published a companion book… Press Release The story behind the development of Highfields, Huddersfield first suburb, has been told in a new […] Huddersfield Local History Society …