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About the Treeton Local History Group

Treeton Local History Group meets on the evening of the last Thursday of each month.  Meetings take place at the Reading Room on Front Street, Treeton, beginning at 7:30 p.m. and are open to everyone, although a nominal charge of £2.00 is made to non-members.   Membership information is available here, while  a list of forthcoming speakers and events is available here.

 

Next meeting

Street Detective, with Mick Spick

Our meeting on 25th May sees the welcome return of guest speaker Mick Spick, who will be talking on the subject 'Street Detective', a further investigation of Sheffield’s historic centre, looking at buildings old, new and those no longer with us, and giving an overview of the sources that can be used to turn anyone into a 'street detective'.

The meeting will be held at 7.30 p.m. on Thursday 25th May 2017.

 

May 2016 Meeting Report

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Richard Bell gave a talk about the Sand House, a Victorian marvel. This was built in the 19th century in Doncaster. It was a large house with several bedrooms, a ballroom and stable block, which was all cut out of solid sandstone. Also cut out of sandstone was a long passage or gallery with larger than life size carvings which included an elephant with a mahout.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 13:50
 

June 2016 Meeting Report

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At June’s meeting, there was a change to the program due to illness. Luckily Elaine Humphries stepped in to give a talk about Clifton Park. This was very interesting and invoked many happy memories among the members.

 

April 2016 AGM Report

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April’s meeting was the AGM, followed by a time of sharing artefacts. The officers were all re-elected, these are Eric Tillery Chair, Margaret Young Secretary/Events co-ordinator, Iris Gahegan Treasurer, and David Aveling Archivist. The post of magazine editor remained vacant. The fees stay at £10 per person, with a charge of £1 for refreshments. Visitors pay £2 per visit and £1 for refreshments.

 
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