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.

12th Feb Business meeting
11th March Standedge Tunnels Trevor Ellis
8th April Business meeting
13th May Slack Roman Fort: 200 years of Archaeological Discovery Joseph Murray
10th June Business meeting
8th July Sudden and Violent Death – Memoirs of a retired Coroner David Hinchliff

No meetings in August and September
A member’s visit to a place(s) of interest may be arranged.

14th Oct Annual General Meeting and business meeting
11th Nov Dora Marsden: The Bravest Suffragette Roger Logue
9th Dec Members’ Christmas social


PDF downloadDownload the Programme of Events for 2024

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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