10 Aug. 11am to 12.30pm. Horbury Library. Ossett & Horbury local & family history network for beginners. Expert help and advice provided. Free.
A One Name Study: The Dowles of Romney Marsh
4 Aug. 10.30am. Outwood Memorial Hall. A talk by David Burgess to Wakefield & District FHS.
Evolution of Asylum Patient Photography.
23 July. 1.30 to 3pm. Wakefield One Library.. Illustrated talk by David Scrimgeour about the photos of inhabitants of the WR Pauper Lunatic Asylum. A local and family history network for beginners providing help and advice on offer. Free.
Hidden Industry: Leeds 1914-1918.
21 July. 9 Sept. Thwaite Mill, Thwaite Lane, Stourton, LS10 1RP. Exhibition exploring the industrial history of Leeds. This reveals personal stories linked to trades now lost from view.
Childhood and Motherhood in Leeds before the NHS
18 July. 2.30pm. Abbey House Museum, Leeds. Talk by Professor Barry Doyle. £5 Book: 0113 3784079.