WELCOME TO OUR NEW WEBSITE

After nearly two years in development, our new website is now live.  We hope that you enjoy discovering the society's many publications, activities, projects and wealth of resources.

The site is fresh from the workshop and you may encounter errors or difficulties we don't already know about - and if you do please accept our apologies and e-mail our editor.

 


News and Upcoming Events

Dales Life & Tradition: a celebration 2018

Our 2018 Yorkshire Dales Celebration To mark the 50th anniversary of Marie Hartley and Joan Ingilby’s classic book, Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales, 2018 will be a year of activities and events celebrating some of the...

Sunday February 2018


Industrial History Day in Leeds 10 March

Leeds industrial history: free event 10 March One of the society’s big events of 2018: a day of Leeds industrial history, at Armley Mills on 10 March. Open to all, free of charge, pre-booking essential. Tickets available 29 January...

Sunday February 2018


Historic Yorkshire Dictionary Project

Introducing the Yorkshire Historic Dictionary The society is delighted to be part of a ground-breaking collaboration with Dr George Redmonds and The Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York, to develop a dictionary of historic...

Sunday February 2018


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President's Blog

March through History

Radio Leeds came to us for help with a series focusing on West Yorkshire history and archaeology. This will run from 2nd to 8th March, on their weekday Mid-Morning programme. Starts with Prehistory (broadcast, I think, from Castle Hill,...

Friday February 2018


Yorkshire Industrial Heritage Online

YIHO is great resource, a vast database of industrial sites across Yorkshire. Now live and accessible via links on this new website. We are very proud of YIHO, which is being built by volunteers from YAHS and affiliated groups around...

Friday February 2018


Yorkshire: a lyrical history

Yorkshire: a Lyrical History One of the society’s vice-presidents, Richard Morris, has a book out – a contemplation of Yorkshire…. Yorkshire: A Lyrical History is published by W&N (£25). Here’s the...

Sunday February 2018


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