Local Studies Events

Branwell Bronte and Haworth

26th June 2017 will mark 200 years since the birth of Branwell Bronte.

On Saturday 1st July at 11am, celebrated local historian Ian Dewhirst OBE will give a talk called ‘Branwell Bronte and other Haworth writers of his time’ in Keighley Local Studies Library.

Branwell Bronte shared much of his sisters’ creative talent, earning praise for his poetry and moving in local literary circles.

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On Saturday 17th June at 11am, Steven Wood and Peter Brears will give a talk based on their recent publication, ‘The Real Wuthering Heights: The History and life of the Withins farms.’

Historian Peter Brears and Haworth Local Historian Steve Wood will explore the varied aspects of life in the ‘Withins’ and the hill farms of Yorkshire.

The Real Wuthering Heights

Both talks are open to all and free of charge.

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Bradford Family History Society

Family History Drop in Sessions

Can We Help?

Do you have any problems with your or need help getting started – we’ll try and help.
at Bradford Local Studies Library.

(side of old Central Library, now Margaret McMillan Tower, Prince’s Way, BD1 1NN)

  • Thursday June 29th
    Summer break
  • Thursday September 28th
  • Thursday October 26th
  • Thursday November 30th

between 10.00am and 12noon

The Drop Ins will be facilitated by members of the Bradford Family History Society and are free of charge but you are encouraged to consider becoming a member.

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