Newsletters



A newsletter is published at the time of each monthly lecture. This gives information about the evening's events, an up-date of Society affairs and, also, a small article about the Heritage of Morley.


The newsletters are in Adobe Reader (PDF) format. If you don't have Adobe reader on your machine you can download it here.
   
   Old Newsletters
   
Sep-2015_Apr-2016  All the newsletters for the 2015-16 Season
   
Sep-2016-Apr-2017  All the newsletters for the 2016-17  Season
   
   Newsletters for 2017-18 
September 2017 Newsletter
 Speaker: Marilyn Joice on the Life and Work of Jane Austen. Review of the AGM talk by Clive McManus on Health Care in Morley during the 19th Century. Activity of the Society: Helping the local Commemoration of the Battle of Passchendaele and publishing a booklet about Morley men who died there. Beginning to republish and update old MLHS Yearbooks. Arranging Heritage Trail walks in Morley.

October 2017 Newsletter
 Speaker: John Wallis on Variety in War Time. Review of the detailed and interesting talk on Jane Austen by Marilyn Joice. Details of the MLHS Yearbooks #4 and #6 which have been up-dated and republished, price £4 each. Review of the Commemoration for Christopher Saxton, Tudor Cartographer who lived hereabouts, by the Yorkshire Society with details of the magnificent work he did in mapping England and Wales.
November 2017 Newsletter
 Speaker: Ken Cothliff on the History and Development of Yeadon Airport. Review of the entertaining evening given by John Wallis on Variety in War Time Britain. Details of Yearbook #1 now re-edited and published. The part of MLHS in the local Remembrance Day Commemorations and details of the Morley men who died during the Battle of Passchendaele. Biographical details of Christopher Saxton, the great Tudor cartographer who spent his early and later days in the Dunningley area of West Ardsley.
   
December 2017 Newsletter
 Speaker: Eric Scaife
   
January 2018 Newsletter  Speaker: Geoffrey Forster on the History of Waxwork. Tribute to Peter Waugh, a member of the MLHS committee, who died from complications during what was thought to be a routine operation. Eric Scaiffe's whimsical view of Yorkshire life and talk. The Bradley family and Tingley Mills.









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