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Huddersfield Local History Society


  1. Meetings usually on the last Monday of the month at 7.30pm (except June to August and December).

    Excursion in June, Saturday seminar in October and Christmas social event.

    Journal published annually.

    Other publications: 'Joseph Brook of Greenhead', by David Griffiths (£7.25); 'Liberty or Death: Radicals, Republicans and Luddites, 1793-1823' by Alan Brooke & Lesley Kipling (£9.95); 'Queen St Chapel & Mission', by Prof Edward Royle (£4.95); 'Huddersfield in the 1820s by Edward Law' (£6.95); Pioneers or Partisans? - Governing Huddersfield, 1820-48 by David Griffiths (£5.95); 'Joseph Kaye' by Edward Law (£3.10); 'John Benson Pritchett' by J.B. Eagles (£2.10). Available from HLHS, 24 Sunnybank Rd, Huddersfield HD3 3DE or via website; prices include postage and packing.


Hilary Haigh

30 Stonecliffe Drive
Middlestown Wakefield WF4 4QD

Christine Verguson
Publicity Officer
01484 321628

Events and activities




  1. University of Huddersfield - Heritage Quay, Central Services Building, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings. Fully accessible toilet
    4. There is a loop system. Please contact the venue if you need further information. Loop system


  1. The Society was founded in the 1970s by enthusiasts for the history of Huddersfield. It welcomes all who share this interest.

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