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Conference: Northallerton: The North Riding of Yorkshire in an Age of Transition - 29 Sep 2012

posted 19 Jul 2012, 09:25 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 15 Oct 2012, 07:02 ]
THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR LOCAL HISTORY in conjunction with Northallerton and District Local History Society

DAY CONFERENCE: SATURDAY, 29th SEPTEMBER 2012 (followed by a country house visit on Sunday 30th September, see below)

at the NORTHALLERTON FORUM

‘The North Riding of Yorkshire in an Age of Transition 1750-1820’ The social and economic development of a rural county

Agenda

‘A Historical Atlas of North Yorkshire (2003): Past and Future agendas’.
Robin Butlin, Professor Emeritus of Historical Geography, University of Leeds

‘The evolution of a county town: Northallerton’
 Jennifer Allison, Local History Teacher and Historian

‘Richmond “a super-abundant enjoyment for the sight” Viscount Torrington (1792)’
 Jane Hatcher, Architectural and Local Historian

‘John Tuke and other writers on agricultural and industrial developments’
Dr Winifred Stokes. Socio-Economic Historian

‘George Walker and The Costume of Yorkshire (1814): maintaining the status quo ? ’
Dr George Sheeran, Honorary Visiting Research Fellow, University of Bradford

‘The Corn Milling Industry in the North Riding’
John Harrison, Industrial Archaeologist

‘The Linen Industry of Cleveland and the Vale of Mowbray’
Barry Harrison, Lecturer and Local Historian

 ‘The Extractive Industries of the North Riding’
Mike Gill, Mining Historian and Recorder of the Northern Mine Research Society

‘The Alum Industry of the North Yorkshire Moors’
David Pybus, Local History Researcher

‘ Chairman’s concluding remarks and a social perspective’
Malcolm Chase, Professor of Social History, University of Leeds

The conference day starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 5.00 pm with morning and afternoon coffee breaks and a lunch break between 1.00 and 2.00 pm. The fee is £12.50 which includes coffee breaks. A lunchtime finger buffet is available at £5.50. Cheques to be made payable to Northallerton and District Local History Society – Conference Account. Email acknowledgements will be sent, but otherwise a stamped addressed envelope is required. Please send your completed Booking Slip with your cheque to John Sheehan, Secretary, NDLHS, 4 Arden Mews, Northallerton. North Yorkshire DL6 1EN. Further information is available on our website: www.northyorkshistory.co.uk or by telephoning John Sheehan on 01609 771878.



COUNTRY HOUSE VISIT: SWINTON CASTLE, MASHAM

SUNDAY, 30th SEPTEMBER 2012

Swinton Castle is a premier Country House Hotel which has recently won awards for the excellence of its offering across the Yorkshire and Cumbria region. It was important during the conference period for its innovation whilst in the ownership of the Danby family.

‘An introduction to the Swinton Castle Estate and the Cunliffe-Lister Family’ - Lord Masham

‘A rural colliery and its Squire: the Swinton Estate and the Colsterdale mines’ - Dr George Sheeran

‘The landscaping of the Swinton Estate’ - Ray Blyth

‘Commercial Profit and Cultural Display on the North Riding Country Estate’ - Dr Patrick Eyres


Two Course Set Lunch in the Restaurant

Coffee in the Drawing Room/ Tours of the immediate House

Visit to the Gardens and escorted walk in the Grounds with Ray Blyth

or scheduled trips to the town for the Sheep Fair (minibus transport to be arranged)

or talks programme as follows:

‘The North Riding in Context: Parliamentary Enclosure Locally and Nationally’ - Dr John Chapman

‘Charles Turner and the Kirkleatham Estate’ - Stewart Ramsdale

‘Christopher Crowe and The Kiplin Hall Estate’ - Dawn Webster

’The 5th Earl of Carlisle and Agricultural Improvement’ - Dr Christopher Ridgway

Registration will be at 9.30 am and the day will start at 10.00 pm and finish at 5.00 pm. Each talk will be for 30 minutes. Lunch will be taken at 12.30 pm. There will be refreshment breaks in the morning and afternoon. The inclusive cost for the day will be £35 per person. Cheques to be made payable to Northallerton and District Local History Society - Conference Account and posted to John Sheehan, Secretary, NDLHS, at 4 Arden Mews, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL6 1EN. Further information is available on our website: www.northyorkshistory.co.uk or by telephoning John Sheehan on 01609 771878.

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Paul Brayford,
19 Jul 2012, 09:25
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