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Huddersfield and District Family History Society

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  1. The Society was formed in 1987 and its aims are to promote and encourage mutual help between people interested in Family History and Genealogy. It caters mainly for those with interests in the Metropolitan District of Kirklees, both North and South.

    For further information please refer to our website or contact the Secretary. You can also call in at The Root Cellar. If travelling a long distance or for a particular item we recommend you check on availability first.

    The Root Cellar is open on:
    Monday afternoon 2.00 pm to 4.30pm
    Tuesday afternoon 2.00 pm to 4.30pm
    Wednesday 10am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 4.30pm
    Thursday afternoon 2.00 pm to 4.30pm
    Friday morning 10.30 am to 1.00 pm
    Saturday afternoon 2.00 pm to 4.30pm

    We have quarterly meetings in one of the Kirklees Town Halls with guest speakers. Check our website for details.

    Also we have regular sessions at various Libraries in Kirklees - please check with your local library


Contacts

Huddersfield and District Family History Society
The Secretary

The Root Cellar 33a Greens End Road, Meltham, Holmfirth HD9 5NW

01484 859229

Organisation last updated

  1. 19 May 2020

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  1. 35, Greens End Road, Meltham, Holmfirth, HD9 5NW
    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

  1. Huddersfield Town Hall, Ramsden Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2TA
    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 formed in 1987 by a small group of family historians and has, since then, increased it's membership to around 1000 members worldwide.

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