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Snaith and District History Society


Snaith and District History Society


Further details ring Ron Christian on 01405 860655

Programme 2019

Meeting on second Thursday of the month at West Cowick Institute, Little London Lane, West Cowick.  Meetings start at (1900 hours)  7 pm

 (Approaching Snaith from Rawcliffe, turn left at gatehouses to Cowick hall and continue to sharp right hand bend with small junction  to left.  Turn left and institute is 100 m/yards on left, gable end and door to road)


Talks in West Cowick Institute


10 January

The Mediaeval Clothier: making and marketing cloth in Yorkshire by John Lee


14 February

AGM followed by The Philippines by Mark Punton


14 March

The Norcroft Mining Disaster 1811

by Steve Wyatt presentation has been postponed and replaced by "Thomas Bramley(1788-1857) - a local boy made good"


11 April

The Woman who didn’t exist

by Kath & Clive Richardson



Summer Visits

Unless otherwise stated, meet at 7 pm at the destination; for directions see website or contact Ron Christian - 01405 860655


9 May

Within a bowshot of Clifford’s Tower, York

A walk guided by Ron Christian



13 June

Visit to Monk Fryston Village & Church

To be confirmed



11 July

Tour of Snaith & the Priory Church

guided by Keith Greenwood & Ron Christian



8 August

Visit to Yorkshire Museum of Farming

NB Cost of visit £6 per person






Talks in West Cowick Institute

12 September

Scenic Britain by Train by Stephen Gay



10 October

"A Long Way from Home": Not a Time Team Special ...! by Russell Marwood



14 November

Around the UK in Classic Railway Posters

by Jane Ellis



12 December

“Daisy, Daisy”: 150 years of cycling history – with exhibits!

by Jackie Reed



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