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Archaeology, Landscape and the Social and Industrial History of the Dales - Sat 10 Sept

posted 17 Aug 2011, 02:57 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 26 Oct 2011, 14:12 ]
Saturday 10 September - Fremington Sunday School, Fremington, near Reeth, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL11 6

NB If the day is heavily booked it may be moved to Reeth Memorial Hall.


Looking at aspects of the Archaeology, Landscape and the Social and Industrial History of the Dales in honour of Lawrence Barker

Registration from 9.30 am

10.00 - 10.15: Welcome

10.15 - 11.00: Tim Laurie, SWAAG: 'A detailed account of the archaeological landscapes of Reeth Low Moor and Reeth High Moor’

11.00 -11.45: Robert White, Senior Conservation Officer, Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, ‘An aerial perspective of the historic environment of Swaledale and Arkengarthdale’

11.45 - 12.00: Questions and Coffee

12.00- 12.45: Duncan Bythell, Local historian: ‘The Rev. James Wilkinson (1805 - 1866) and the regeneration of Victorian Keld’

12.45-1.00: Questions

1.00 - 2.00: Buffet Lunch

2.00 - 2.45: Keith Sweetmore, Archives Development Manager, North Yorkshire County Council Record Office: ‘Out of Court: The Beldi Hill Dispute'

2..45 -3.30: Richard Smith, NMRS, 'Bale Smelting in the Dales'

3.30 - 4.00: Questions & Coffee

4.00- 4.45 Mike Gill, Mining Historian:‘The future of mining history in Swaledale and Arkengarthdale’

4.45 - 5.15: Questions and Close


Ian Spensley: ‘Mines, Miners and Houses’

Janet Bishop: 'Women and Mining Communities in the Dales';
 Helen Clifford

Helen Bainbridge: ‘WEA and ‘A Little Country Itself’

£10 + Lunch £7 When booking please let us know if you would like the lunch


Helen Bainbridge, SWALEDALE MUSEUM, Reeth, DL11 6TX

Tel: 01748 884118