The slideshow

The St. Leger being over for another year, we now have a selection of slides provided by the Industrial History Section  More information

Suggestions for other themes are welcome, especially if accompanied by a few suitable images.  Contact the editor.


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Medieval Section Lectures 2018 - 2019

Unless otherwise shown, all lectures are held on Saturday afternoons starting at 2.00 pm in the Swarthmore Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds, LS3 1AD 13 October...

Tuesday 09 October 2018


Family History Section Lecture Programme 2018-19

Saturday Morning Lectures at the Swarthmore Education Centre Please note that all these lectures will take place on Saturday mornings on the dates listed and start at 11:00 a.m. unless otherwise indicated. Lectures will take place at the...

Wednesday 08 August 2018


RAS Swaledale visit - directions

RAS visit to The Hagg, High Fremington - Saturday, July 14th, 2018 Directions and Parking   From Grinton follow the B6270 across the bridge. At the Bike Centre the road bends round to the left, immediately after which there is a right...

Saturday 23 June 2018


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President's Blog

Reduced service at Wakefield Deeds Registry

I'm back into the archives, scouting out more 18th-c engineers. Always lifts the spirits, except that year on year the public spending cuts are having a terrible impact on access to record offices. I've just discovered that the deeds...

Thursday 04 October 2018


Katrina Honeyman memorial lecture 19 November

Open to all, the Katrina Honeyman Memorial Lecture on Monday 19 November remembers a distinguished historian of women, industrialisation and business history. Katrina was professor in the School of History at Leeds,...

Wednesday 03 October 2018


Dr George Redmonds and his legacy

As George Redmonds is remembered this week, we've been looking back at the circumstances that led into the Yorkshire Historic Dictionary project, now so well advanced. Brian Barber reminded me about the initial spark: in...

Sunday 26 August 2018


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