Batley History Group

NEXT MEETING @ BATLEY TOWN HALL - MONDAY 26th NOVEMBER 7.30pm START (FREE REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE FROM 7PM)

ADMISSION: £2 members, £4 non-members

EDGAR HOLROYD DOVETON - Turnpikes


Please check local press for full details….



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On December 8th of this year, Batley will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the town being granted its’ own borough status. Over the coming months you will doubtless see numerous activities promoting this milestone. ‘BATLEY 150’ is the official name of this celebration and we would like YOU, our members to feel free to contact us if you can think of anything Batley-related that you feel should be mentioned and celebrated.

It is easy to do, simply go to the contact us on the CONTACTS/LINKS page and drop us a line. Participation is key after all…

NEW CONTACT EMAIL FOR YOU TO GET IN TOUCH….We have set up a new email address which will make it even easier for you to contact us in the hope that any queries you may have or anything else you want to share on here can be answered or seen. To get in touch with the whole committee simply send your emails to :

bhgcommittee01@hotmail.com



Please go to our MEETINGS & EVENTS page to see the updated list for speakers for the next year….

BREAKING NEWS: Thanks to the resilience of Martin James, the War Memorial in the town centre is set to feature names that had previously been overlooked. This also applies to the Birstall memorial too. If you would like to see the names that are set to be added then please head to the following website for further details:

 BATLEY’S ROLL OF HONOUR