Programme for 2019 - 2020

Family History Fairs

For a full list of Fairs and Events go to http://geneva.weald.org.uk

Lectures

Saturday Morning Lectures at the Swarthmore Education Centre

Please note that all these lectures will take place on Saturday mornings on the dates listed and start at 11:00 a.m. unless otherwise indicated.

Lectures will take place at the Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds LS3 1AD.

2019

  • September    14 - Early Asylum Life - D. Scrimgeour
  • October         12 - Injurious, Innocent, or Beneficial? Tea in the 18th Century - E. Webb
  • November       9 - The Gunpowder Plot - E. Jackson
  • December     14 - The Vikings in Yorkshire - J. Hill

 

2020

  • January         11 - The Story of Titus Salt & Saltaire - S. Hartley
  • February         8 - How to Organise & Present Research -
  •                                        Folk Finders, Bev Anderson and Phil Taylor
  • March           14 - The Growth of Bramley - A. Silsom

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

THE LECTURE PROGRAMME IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AS FROM AND INCLUDING THE APRIL 2020 MEETING. 

A REVISED LECTURES PROGRAMME WILL BE PUBLISHED IN DUE COURSE.

 

  • April              18 - Voices from the Trunk; The Lost Lives of the Eddisons - S. Woodall
  • May                9 - 11 am - Annual General Meeting
  • May                9 - 12 Noon - Family History; What Is It All About? - J. Depelle
  • June              13 The Woman who didn't Exist; The Story of Margaret Burns -
  •                                          K. & C. Richardson

 

[List reviewed & updated 17th March 2020]

Leeds University libraries announce closure

  • Posted On: 17 March 2020

Brotherton Poetry Prize aims to nurture new talent

Library enquiries and buildings

At the moment the library buildings are closed and Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society collections are not accessible.

Service provision will be assessed in light of the latest government advice on COVID-19. Further updates will be available at -

https://library.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/1000/library/107/covid-19-and-the-library