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Estate of War: Doncasterís Country Houses 1914-1918
From 16 Jul 2016. 10:00am Cusworth Hall Museum & Park, Back Lane, Cusworth, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7TU. A special new exhibition going behind-the-scenes of the areaís country houses, to discover how life changed for families and those below-stairs during the First World War. Find out how life changed for families, and those below stairs. Details from
Family History Visit to London
17 Oct for 4 days. Stay B&B at Ibis Hotel, Earls Court, Visit National Archives and Society of Genealogists (admission extra). Optional visit to Kew Gardens (admission extra). £259 (Single room supplement £108). Information at
The Halls at Bretton
14 Oct. 2pm. Meet the team to hear about the early halls that were built on the estate and how they link to Henry VIII, Temple Newsam & the current mansion house. Explore the influences on the design of the present hall and, if you are luck, hear from someone who used to live there. Free. Booking advised.
History of Names
25 Sep. 1:30-3pm. Library, Wakefield One, Burton Street, Wakefield. Free informal session for local & family historians.
Women, Work & War
Until 24 Sep 2017. Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Canal Road, Leeds, LS12 2QF. An exhibition focussing on women and industry during WWI. Telephone 0113 3783173 for opening times and charges.

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