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Huddersfield Local History Society

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  1. Talks usually held on the last Monday of the month at 7.30pm (except June to August and December) at the Bronte Lecture Theatres, University of Huddersfield.

    Other events include an excursion in June and a Study Day on a Saturday in November.
    Journal published annually as well as eight members’ e-newsletters each year.

    The Society has an active publications programme and a wide range of present and past titles are available for purchase through our website, as well as the Society’s back run of newsletters and journals from 1983 to 2013 which are available for free download.

    Our 2018/19 Journal is just £4.00 for a 108-page issue.
    As well as Pam Brooke’s essay Death on the Home Front, which was the winner of the 2018 Edward Law History Prize, you can find articles on topics including Marsden Manor, George Faulkner Armitage, Huddersfield’s legal pioneer Mary E. Sykes, dispersal bussing of immigrant children in the 1960s and 1970s, Victory Avenue in Lindley, the 1918 Jubilee Freemen, and much more!


Contacts

Christine Verguson
01484 321628
Cyril Pearce

8 Station Road, Golcar, Huddersfield HD7 4EQ


Organisation last updated

  1. 03 February 2021

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  1. Bronte Lecture Theatres, University Of Huddersfield, Queensgate, 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

History

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