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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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 23 February 2018


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 11 February 2018


Industrial History Day in Leeds 10 March

Leeds industrial history: free event 10 March Tickets are still available, but book soon to avoid disappointment - it's a free event, and being widely publicised. One of the society’s big events of 2018, run jointly with...

Sunday 11 February 2018


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President's Blog

Launch of the Yorkshire historical dictionary online - and you're invited!

Proud and thrilled to announce that the Yorkshire Dictionary, co-sponsored by YAHS, will be launched in January at the University of York by the Bard of Barnsley, Ian McMillan. Ian will talk about language, history, tradition...

Sunday 18 November 2018


Great demand for YAHS publications online

The YAHS collection online has racked up 26,000 views this year. This is great news. Good to know that a wonderful free service is being appreciated by so many people. I hope the dedicated YAHS members who put in so much work on this feel a warm...

Saturday 03 November 2018


A headstone for Tony Brewster

An appeal is underway to pay for a headstone for T.C.M. Brewster, described as Yorkshire's most productive archaeological excavator of the second half of the 20th century. This year marks the centenary of his birth. Fund-raising is...

Thursday 25 October 2018


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