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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Romans and Natives in Central Britain

This new book contains papers from the 2016 day-school organised by the Yorkshire Dales Landscape Research Trust, the Roman Antiquities Section and the Roman Society. It includes papers by national and international authorities on Roman life...

Monday 12 November 2018


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


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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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