Details of the abbreviations used and whom to contact for further information are included at
the end of the listing. Under venue in the listing, the abbreviations Sw = Swarthmore, ER =
East Riding of Yorkshire, NY = North Yorkshire, WY = West Yorkshire and Yk = York are
used to help identify meetings of interest in each part of Yorkshire.

Please note that from September 2015 all YAHS Section lectures will be held at Swarthmore
Education Centre unless otherwise indicated. Swarthmore Education Centre is located at 2
– 7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds, LS3 1AD.


ERAS East Riding Archaeological Society. Meet at Lecture Room S1, Wilberforce Building, University of Hull. Non members 1

Richard Coates
FHS Family History Section (YAHS)

John Korna
FoG Forest of Galtres Society. meet in the Parish Church Room, Easingwold. Charge for non-members - 2.00

Mrs. H. Kirk
Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society, meet in North Yorks Moors National Park Authority Committee Room, Bondgate, Helmsley. Non-members £3.00

Jen Harris, Chairman
HAS Harrogate Archaeological Society, meetings held in the Friends Meeting House, Queen Parade, Harrogate, free to members, Small charge for non-members

Janis Heward
HDAS Huddersfield & District Archaeological Society. Meet at Town Hall, Ramsden St., Huddersfield, unless otherwise specified. Non-members 2.50

Sandra Harling
HUN Hunter Archaeological Society,
Tuesday talks held in the Humanities Research Institute, Sheffield University;
Friday talks at Horizon Methodist Church,
Ecclesall Road, Sheffield

Dr Ruth Morgan

IAG Ingleborough Archaeology Group, meetings held in Ingleton Community Centre

Carol Howard
IHS Industrial History Section (YAHS)

Ms. J. Ellis
IMS Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds. Open lectures in the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre

MDLHG Middleham and Dales Local History Group. Meet at Middleham Key Centre, usually on Tuesdays, from 2pm to 4pm.

Contact Tony Keates 01969 640436
MS Medieval Section (YAS)

Bryan Sitch, Claremont
£2 for non-section members
OHS Olicana Historical Society, meet at
All Saints Church House, Ilkley (except on 17 Sept and 19 Nov meet in The Sanctuary,
Christchurch, Grove Road. Non-members £2

John Cruse
PDAS Pontefract & District Archaeological Society. meet at the Sports Hall, Central Methodist Church, Newgate, Pontefract WF8 1NB. Non-members - £2.00

Ms J. Niepokojczycka, Lectures Secretary 01977 618327
PreH Prehistory Research Section (YAHS)

Mr. J Cruse
PRS Parish Register Section (YAHS)

Mrs. P. Litton
RAS Roman Antiquities Section (YAHS)

Peter Halkon
SAHS Scarborough Archaeological & Historical Society, Meet in the Concert Room, Central Library, Vernon Road, Scarborough. Small charge for non-members

Please contact for further details
SCHS Skipton & Craven Historical Society. Meet at the Swadford Centre, Swadford St., Skipton. Non-members 2.00

Dr Kenneth Jackson
SDS Saddleworth Historical Society - check website for venue

Mr Victor Khadem
TS Thoresby Society, Claremont. Meeting held in the Friend’s Meeting House at 7.15 pm. (November lunch-time lectures at the Leeds Library)

Mrs. D. Taylor , The Thoresby Society, c/o The
Leeds Library, 18 Commercial Street, Leeds,
UWFS Upper Wharfedale Field Society, meet in the Octagon Theatre of Town Hall, Grassington. Non-members 2.00 (3.00 for Raistrick Lecture
Wally Wilton, Guest Speaker Secretary
UWHG Upper Wharfedale Heritage Group
meet in the Soroptomist Rooms, 28 Otley
Street, Skipton. Non-members £3 (talks), £2 (walks).

Vera Brearey.
WHS Wakefield Historical Society, meet in the Ad Lib Library, Drury Lane, Wakefield

Dr Phil Judkins
YPS York Philosophical Society meetings held in the Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum

Frances Chambers, Clerk
YVBSG Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group
Mr. D. Cant