Saturday 15th March 2014 at the Pavilions of Harrogate (sat nav postcode: HG2 8QZ). Open 10am to 4pm.
All day café, free parking and free shuttle bus from Harrogate Railway Station.
For more information or to book your place at a talk call the County Record Office on 01609 777585 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, and please don't forget to mention that you saw the details on our web site.
- Over 30 society and trade stands and exhibitors
- Help and advice from the professionals
- Family history helpdesk - including WW1 ancestors
- Admission only £2
- WORKSHOPS featuring Ripon Workhouse Museum, Claro Community Archaeology Group and House History with the North Yorkshire County Record Office and the West Yorkshire Archive Service
Programme of Talks
Talks £3 each, all 4 for £10, can be booked in advance.
10.15 - 11.15am: Emma Wells
‘The Secrets behind your Front Door: discovering the history of your home’
11.45am - 12.45pm: Peter Higginbotham
‘Gruelling Experiences: three centuries of the workhouse, with particular reference to Yorkshire’
1.30 - 2.30pm: George Redmonds
‘The Future in Surname Studies: links with demography, archaeology, genetics, landscape history …..’
3.00 - 4.00pm: Sue McGeever
‘Hats and Huts: ladies of the YMCA Women’s Auxiliary on the Western Front’
For more details, please look at the attached flyers from the Record Office.