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Researching the Bretton Hall Landscape:
Finds & Frustrations

Tbretton hall collections lecturehe YAS's collections lecture this year will be held at Claremont on Sat 28 September 2013 at 2pm. Researcher Karen Lynch will talk about delving into the archives of the Beaumont family, owners of the Bretton estate, near Wakefield, now the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. She will tell us about the fascinating insights she has gained into the development of the estate through research in the YAS archives, and the questions which remain unanswered. The YAS annual Yorkshire Collections Lecture celebrates fantastic Yorkshire archive collections and allows us an insight into new historical research. All welcome. For more information contact yas.archives@gmail.com.