Events from June 18 – October 3 Events from June 18 – October 3

Yorkshire Waterways Heritage Workshop 9: First person narratives

Goole Museum and Gallery Carlisle Street, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom

If you are interested in history, here’s your opportunity to stimulate those “grey cells” over the summer months and perhaps even meet some like minded folk over a cuppa and a biscuit. Thanks to the award of a Hull Maritime Community … Read More

Calderdale Family History Society

The Maurice Jagger Centre Lister Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Presentation: Yorkshire’s Watermen The transportation of goods across pre motorway Yorkshire relied heavily on the watermen, often accompanied by their families, who piloted their well laden keels along the numerous canals and rivers of the county. David Scrimgeour shares his … Read More

Bradford Family History Society

Bradford Mechanics Institute Bradford Institute, 76 Kirkgate, Bradford, BD1 1SZ, Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Presentation "Life and Death on Yorkshire's Waterways" Drawing on his extensive research into 19th and early 20th century Yorkshire watermen families, David Scrimgeour will share what he has learned about the BMD facts so important to family historians. Illustrated with … Read More