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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

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Birthday Honours

Congratulations to Professor Vince Gaffney, now M.B.E., Anniversary Chair in Landscape Archaeology at the University of Bradford, for services to scientific research. The explorer of Doggerland, he has made digital archaeology a whole new...

Sunday 10 June 2018


Ogden Water Roman road excavation - all invited!

Individuals and families can go along to Ogden Water Country Park, near Denholme, to help investigate the site of the Ilkley to Manchester Roman road. The free event begins on Saturday (June 9) and runs until Sunday, June 24. People...

Friday 08 June 2018


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


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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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