General history of canals in North of England and photo-journey as they are today. 16 Oct. 7.30pm. United Reform Church Hall, Back Bank St Castleford. Talk by Peter Scott to Castleford & District Historical Society. Visitors £1.50.
Joseph Hobson Jagger.
Bradford's 'Man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo.' 16 Oct. 11am. West Yorkshire History Centre. Wakefield. Free talk by Ann Fletcher about her search for her ancestor's story; why his upbringing in Victorian Bradford helped to defeat the casino and how WYAS helped to trace what happened to his millions! Book 0113 5350142.
1921 census and the changing 1841-1911 censuses.
12 Oct. 11am to 12.30pm. Horbury Library. Ossett & Horbury local & family history network for beginners.. Free.
The Life of Chimney Sweeps.
3 Oct. 7.30pm. The Band Room, Methodist Church, High St Horbury. Talk by Keith Lister to Horbury Historical Society. Visitors £2.50.
3rd Oct. 2.30pm. Abbey House Museum, Kirkstall, Leeds. Talk by Chris Nickson. The early history of women policing in Leeds from volunteers in WW1 to 1920s. £5.