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Tuesday 16 April 2019


Exploring Yorkshire Landscapes 6 April 2019

The one-day conference organised by our Prehistory Research Section, the East Riding Archaeology Society and others attracted a full-house of 120 to the University of Hull.  Speakers shared memories of their friend and collaborator the...

Sunday 07 April 2019


What happened when Hadrian went home?

A Yorkshire Philosophical Society lecture.

Saturday 06 April 2019


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President's Blog

More about the office move

The less glamorous end of YAHS involves office moves. Leaving Claremont was an epic, and the shift now in progress should be relatively straightforward. But these things are never easy. Furniture is going tomorrow, phones and wifi should be...

Tuesday 01 May 2018


Oxford Dictionary of National Biography - new website launched

The new ODNB site is launched, with new entries. You can find it here, and Sir David Cannadine's introduction here. It's a subscriber service, though everyone should be able to access it free via their local...

Friday 27 April 2018


Consultation about North Yorkshire Archives

Kirsty sent me news of the consultation about North Yorkshire Record Office. I urge members, especially those of us who use and love archives, to respond to this. The online survey is here. Being a Grade A cynic, however, this made me jittery....

Sunday 22 April 2018


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