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Yorkshire Industrial Heritage Online

YIHO now live

  • Posted On: 23 February 2018

YIHO is great resource, a vast database of industrial sites across Yorkshire. Now live and accessible via links on this new website. We are very proud of YIHO, which is being built by volunteers from YAHS and affiliated groups around the county. There are currently more than 3,500 entries and rising, plus more than 1,600 images. Spread the word! Here is the link.

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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


In memory of Gordon Forster

The University of Leeds along with the editors of Northern History, the journal so closely associated with Gordon, have announced their plans to commemorate his life's work. An obituary by Simon Green appears in the recent issue,...

Sunday 22 April 2018


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