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The Thoresby Society

The Historical Society for Leeds and District
Founded 1889


 
NOW AVAILABLE –

THE THORESBY SOCIETY’S LATEST PUBLICATION

Miscellany


2014cover

Our Miscellany this year, is a wide-ranging volume with subjects from the sixteenth century to the present.

The book commences with George Newton’s examination of early coal mining in Leeds from 1560-1700.

This is followed by Margaret Pullan’s graphic account of Josiah Fearn, the only Lord of the Manor of Leeds to be hanged.

Susan Chell then investigates the clothier families of Horsforth from 1841-1881.

Roy Yates celebrates 150 years of the Leeds Church Extension Society

Helen Jones presents a detailed description of the Leeds Association of Girls’ Clubs 1904-1944.

David Thornton concludes the volume with appropriately a brief history of Leeds and the First World War.

ISBN   978 0 900741 74 6

Cost £12

P&P £3.50 UK, £7.50 International 


Obtainable from the Thoresby Society, Claremont, 23 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9NZ, or from booksellers.


To order please print out the form at the end of this link and fill it in. Order form. then send with a cheque or postal order made payable to the Thoresby Society at :-
Thoresby Society,
Claremont,
23 Clarendon Road,
Leeds
LS2 9NZ