Marsden History Group

About the Marsden History Group

The group consists of any interested people, and has informal links with Leeds University. Most members are local, but anyone from anywhere in the world is welcome to join us. There is no fee or forms - just contact us by letter - Marsden History Group, Marsden Mechanics Institute, Peel St, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6BW

or email


Meetings held on 2nd Monday of the month at 7:30pm - ground floor, Mechanics Institute. See posters for details of presentations.

Meetings are free, but there will be a charge for presentations and member's social evenings.

13th Feb Business meeting
13th March The World of Brass Bands Chris Helme
17th April Business meeting
15th May Yarns from the Textile Trade
Noel Moroney
12th June Business meeting
10th July Tha’s Got to Laugh. A Policeman’s Lot Ben Richardson

No meetings in August and September

9th Oct Annual General Meeting and business meeting
13th Nov A Brief History of Punishment and Public Humiliation through the Ages Roger Logue
11th Dec Members’ Christmas social


PDF downloadDownload the Programme of Events for 2023

About this website

The Marsden History Group website was established in 2004 by Steve Hobson who maintained it until 2007.

The site is maintained by Keith Hemsley and hosted by Learning Connections

If you have any comments about the site or its contents please contact

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