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Remembrance Walk 2016

The Friends of Holbeck Cemetery invite you to join them on their annual Remembrance Walk on Sunday 13th November at 2:30 pm. Please meet at the main gates on Fairfax Road, off Cemetery Road. We will focus on some of … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Day 2016

Join us on Thursday 8th September at 11 am to begin the new Holbeck Heritage Trail.  It is a whole day walk  which will begin in Holbeck Cemetery where we will look at some of the memorials of those innovators and … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,800 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Remembrance Walk- Sunday 15th November 2015 @ 2pm

It is time once again for our annual Remembrance Walk in Holbeck Cemetery and we would like you to join us at the main gates on Fairfax Road on Sunday 15th November at 2.pm, This year, as it is the … Continue reading

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TV Made in Leeds takes an interest

After a really exciting and very busy Heritage Open Day with about 50 people dropping in to see us and explore Holbeck Cemetery we thought that was it for this month but it was not to be. We had a … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Days 11th September 2015

Come and join us on Friday 11th September at 2pm when we will be having an exhibition of some of our archive material . Come and view the original plans , designed by Joshua Major in 1857. Look through the … Continue reading

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Victorian Bedding & Slumber Specialist – Joseph Longley

On Sunday 12th July 2015 three members of Friends of Holbeck Cemetery had the pleasure of welcoming and showing round the cemetery four members of the Longley family, two who had travelled from Southampton and two from Leyburn. They were … Continue reading

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