Annual Study Day

November Study Day 2019

Saturday 23rd November
9.30am to 4.00 pm, Brian Jackson House, New North Parade, Huddersfield, HD1 5JP

Language, People and Places

A Tribute to the life and work of Dr George Redmonds

  • 9.30 Registration and Coffee
  • 10.00 Chair’s welcome and launch of the Society’s 2019 publication, Selections from Old West Riding
  • 10.15 Prof. Peter McClure (University of Nottingham) George Redmonds and the Making of English Surnames
  • 11.15 Dr. Harry Parkin (University of Chester) Your City’s Place-Names: Leeds: methods for researching place-name origins

LUNCH 12.15 – 1.45

  • 1.45 Dr. Stephen Moorhouse Names, Landscapes and George Redmonds
  • 2.45 BREAK
  • 3.00 Alexandra Medcalf (Borthwick Institute, York) The Yorkshire Historic Dictionary
  • 4.00 CLOSE

Brian Jackson House is located in a converted railway goods warehouse located beside the railway interchange in the heart of the town centre: Google Map.

All-day parking available in the Bus Station car park (Google Map with directions) and Springwood car park (Google Map with directions). Both the bus and railway stations are less than 100 metres away.

The building has disabled access.

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