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Returning visitors will notice that we have a new slideshow featuring the Doncaster home of the famous St Leger Stakes, the final classic of the flat racing season run annually in September.   Established in 1776 it is also the longest and oldest, though it acquired its current name a year or so later at the suggestion of the Marquess of Rockingham, in honour of its founder Anthony St Leger.  More information

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News and Upcoming Events

NAA Three Peaks challenge for cancer fund

A team from Northern Archaeological Associates will be tackling the Three Peaks tomorrow (Saturday, June 9th) in aid of Brain Tumour Research. Richard Fraser died earlier this year from a brain tumour and the challenge is in his...

Friday 08 June 2018


Feel like a fully-funded PhD?

Newcastle University is offering a PhD opportunity to study Roman Frontier Studies and Numismatics. The collaborative PhD offers 100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend and will explore the distribution, use and function of...

Sunday 03 June 2018


Eboracum Roman Festival, York

The Festival is now under way, with an opportunity to meet Dr Peter Addyman tonight, June 1st - An Evening with Dr Peter Addyman CBE 1 June, 7pm-9pm Join Dr Peter Addyman CBE for a one hour conversation with Graham Harris (Roman Bath...

Friday 01 June 2018


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The number of followers on our Facebook page has hit 1,400. It's worth keeping an eye on it for news and events if you're interested in history and archaeology in Yorkshire and the wider world. Find it here.

Sunday 16 September 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


YIHO hits 4,000 Yorkshire entries - and becomes IHO

If you've not yet visited the YIHO (Yorkshire Industrial Heritage Online) site, you must. It's just hit 4,000 entries. It is like a Wiki, but with quality control. Dozens of industrial history enthusiasts, from YAHS and affiliated groups...

Thursday 23 August 2018


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