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. (*11th May presentation starts at 7.00pm)

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

14th Feb Business meeting
14th March The Curate and The King’s Coin John Cross
11th Apr Business meeting
9th May Roman Eagle Versus Yorkshire Grit John Cross
13th June Business meeting
11th July Dead but not Forgotten: Looking at Church Gravestones, Tombs and Memorials in the north Roger Logue

No meetings in August and September, but it is envisaged that there will be a Summer visit to a place of historical interest

10th Oct Annual General Meeting and business meeting
14th Nov Servants of Edgerton: Discovering the women who served the Huddersfield elite Beverley Norris
12th Dec Members’ Christmas social


PDF downloadDownload the Programme of Events for 2022

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

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