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News and Upcoming Events

Section AGM and members' presentations

YAHS Industrial History Section event   Following the business meeting of the AGM there will be the Members’ Session. This is an excellent opportunity for members  to give a short presentation on sites they have visited...

Tuesday 28 August 2018


The excavation of Bean Ing Mills, Leeds.

YAHS Industrial History Section lecture. Phil Moore, Project Manager, West Yorkshire Archaeological Services, directed the excavation of the Bean Ing Mills / Yorkshire Post site, prior to redevelopment, in 2017 and since then has been...

Sunday 26 August 2018


Men of lead

YAHS Industrial History Section lecture.                        David Joy will talk about the lead miners themselves rather than the mining processes, with a special emphasis on the...

Sunday 26 August 2018


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President's Blog

Books for sale - and a classic image...

  • Posted On: 7 March 2018

If you're coming along to the industrial history day at Armley on Saturday - or to the YVBSG vernacular buildings event on 17 March at Headingley - please note: We'll be bringing along copies of YAHS's new edition of Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales, for sale at £12 - and also I'll have some of my own new book, The Age of Machinery, at £15.
One photo that didn't find its way into Life and Tradition was this fine image of a young chap helping his uncle (the tractor driver) on his farm near Ingleton. It's Paul White of YAHS, who re-designed and edited the Hartley and Ingilby book for the society!

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