The Spen Valley Historical Society was founded in 1972 and 2018 will be our 46th year of continuous existence.

We meet on the second Wednesday of each month, with the exception of August when we do not have a meeting. The meetings start promptly at 7:30 pm at Our Lady & St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church Hall Dewsbury Road Cleckheaton.

The programme for the 2018-19 season is:-

 Bletchley Park
 Norman Hodgkin
  No Meeting in August
 Early Asylum Life – In the words of those who were there
 David Scrimgeour
 Little known London - East End continued
 Patricia A Bell
 Barnbow in WW2, its people and its history
 Carole Smithies
 Noel Nostalgia - Golden age of music hall and comedy
 John Wallis
 Crowning Glory - Chimney pots and stacks
 Jackie Depelle
 Henry Francis Lyte - Abide with me
 John Lyte
 The Life of Edward Baines – Mr Mercury 1774–1849
 David Thornton

For more information our contact details are


tel 0786 631 0162

or spenvalleyhistoricalsociety@gmail.com

tel 0797 193 8010

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15th February 2018 - Link added to Queensbury Tunnel website.
21st November 2017 - Richard Grylls is seeking help in researching the family of Samuel Law
2nd September 2017 - Ronnie Walsh of the LGI is seeking help with Bed Plaques.