2019

January8SpeakerLeo Leader: Rockingham Porcelain 1826 to 1842
 29SpeakerPat McLaughlin: South Yorkshire’s Great Houses
February12SpeakerPete Lawton: The English Bowman, at the 600th
anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt
March12SpeakerEdgar Holroyd-Doveton: The English
Woollen industry (1550-1750)
 19Members’
meeting
The History of Grenoside Community
Association
 26VisitChesterfield Museum, the church of
St Mary, and the crooked spire
April16SpeakerIan Morgan: Inspector Hopkinson’s
discovery in 1895 of a gruesome
multiple murder
 30VisitBrodsworth Hall
May11/12 Exhibition 10am-4pm
 14SpeakerDavid Price: Sheffield Troublemakers
 21VisitCastle Howard
June11SpeakerAnn Featherstone: Music Halls,
the singers and the songs
 18Members’
meeting
Stephen Johnson: researching Local
History, part 2
 25VisitThoresby Museum and walled garden,
near Clumber Park
July9SpeakerJanet Ridler: Sheffield’s Hidden
Necropolis
 16Members’
meeting
Transport: talk then general discussion
September3 AGM
 10SpeakerProf John Moreland: History and
update on the Sheffield Castle site dig
 24VisitShibden Hall (home of “Gentleman
Jack”) and Piece Hall, Halifax
October1Members’
meeting
Writing about life in the past
 8SpeakerDuncan Simpson: the RAF Munitions
store in Wortley
 Wed 23VisitWortley Top Forge and church
November5Members’
meeting
Planning next year’s visits
 12SpeakerAnna de Lange: Portland Works
December3 Christmas Lunch
 10SpeakerMeryl White: Grandma Abson’s
Christmas baking, including festive
baking