Our next talk will be held on Tuesday 12th June, 7:00pm in the Nelson Room at Pontefract Town Hall.

Entitled “Jesse Hartley of Pontefract”, this illustrated talk is presented by David Jones.

Despite having no experience of dock building, Hartley was the first full-time professional dock engineer in the world. He had previously worked for his father Bernard Hartley, a stonemason, architect and bridgemaster John Carr, and the Duke of Devonshire.


Admission: £2 for members, £4 for non members – payable on the door. Refreshments included.