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Wakefield Civic Society unveils latest plaque to commemorate the life of William Alfred ('Bill') Ismay MBE

Posted on 16 January 2014 02:46 PM by

Wakefield Civic Society has unveiled its latest blue plaque to commemorate the life of local pottery collector and writer William Alfred ('Bill') Ismay, MBE.

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Wakefield Civic Society celebrates its 50th anniversary

Posted on 2 January 2014 06:04 PM by

Established in 1964, 2014 will see the Society celebrate its 50th anniversary.

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The new Wakefield Archives - Talk

Posted on 2 January 2014 05:47 PM by

Join us at The Orangery as we begin our 50th anniversary programme for our annual joint meeting with Wakefield Historical Society when the topic will be the new Archives building for Wakefield and the progress that is being made with the bid for funding for the proposed new development in Kirkgate.

Our meeting starts at 7.30 pm and is open to all, members of both societies and non-members. The meeting is scheduled to end at approximately 9.00 pm

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