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Nature and Naturalists in the Holme Valley 1840 – 1940 - talk in Brockholes

About the event

Talk by Alan Brooke

Alan is a local historian and retired archaeologist with a particular interest in the industrial revolution.
He is also a member of the Yorkshire Naturalists Union and author of a biography of Seth Lister Mosley, the first curator of Tolson Museum.

This talk looks at the contribution of Mosley and other local naturalists to our knowledge of the changing natural history of the area from the 1840s to the 1940s.

Entry £5
Light refreshments served


Kathleen Haigh

Dates and venues


Learning and interest Events related to education and careers, as well as learning for fun. Also, talks, guided walks, and events of historical or other interest.
Walks, rides and conservation Please see under Events for walks, cycle and horse rides and conservation activities. From short town trails, to strolls around charming valleys and hikes across the Pennine moors, there's usually something for everyone.