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Ribchester excavations, June 12 to July 15, 2019

The Ribchester excavations focus on a large 30m by 10m trench just inside the fort’s north gate, opposite the granaries. This is allowing exploraton of the later Roman and post-Roman archaeology of this important fort the...

Saturday 15 June 2019


Early Childhood in the Roman Empire

Archaeologist Maureen Carroll provides new insights into the family in the Roman world, concentrating on its youngest members, the under one-year-olds. Monday 10 June 2019, 6.30pm to 7.30pm Location:Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire...

Sunday 09 June 2019


Eboracum Roman Festival

  The Legions of Rome return to invade the ancient city of York this summer for the annual Eboracum Roman Festival. From 31 May – 2 June, Roman Eboracum comes to life in the beautiful York...

Saturday 01 June 2019


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President's Blog

Marriage by clog and shoe

Prompted by weddings being in the news, Alex Medcalf of the Yorkshire Historic Dictionary project has been looking at models of marriage in centuries past. Some  were rather informal, and presumably didn't have any official status. But...

Monday 21 May 2018


View of Wakefield chantry bridge

YAHS has donated a small oil painting of Wakefield chantry bridge c. 1790 - the view including the soke mill and Aire and Calder offices - to the Gissing Trust. It will join other early views of the town on display at The Gissing Centre, which...

Monday 14 May 2018


More on North Yorkshire county archives

I've been to Northallerton to find out more about the consultation currently in progress about the future shape of North Yorkshire's archives service. I am reassured that there's no suggestion of services in...

Thursday 10 May 2018


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