What the heck are archives?

West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield, WF1 1JG

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Have you ever wondered if you were descended from a knight? or if your family name bears a coat of arms? Archive research can help you find out more about your family and local history.

So if you want to learn what an archive is, look back in time to discover what records survive and how to search your family history, then join us on this workshop delivered by our partners at the West Yorkshire history centre.

This workshop is part of a series being held by the West Yorkshire Archive Service at the West Yorkshire History Centre. Why not check out the whole series and book your places…

What the heck are archives?

Learning more about the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum


At West Yorkshire History Centre

Start dates and time

Wednesday16 October 202410.30am-12.00pm1 weeks


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