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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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Conserving Queen Victoria's railway carriage

The York Consortium for Conservation and Craftsmanship is hosting a series of evening lectures on Conservation in collaboration with the National Railway Museum. The next of these railway themed events will be held on the 19th July from 6pm - 8pm...

Thursday 14 June 2018


Roman Burials in Yorkshire – A talk by Katie Keefe

St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN July 10, 2018, 6:00 pm In this informative talk Katie Keefe from the University of York will compare the findings from the Newington Hotel with Roman burials from across Yorkshire and what lessons we...

Wednesday 13 June 2018


New PAS online guide to buckles

The Portable Antiquities Scheme has published an online guide to buckles - Roman to eighteenth-century. The differing forms of late Roman and early Anglo-Saxon belt buckles have provided much material for discussion in recent decades, with...

Monday 11 June 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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