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New edition of the 'Prehistoric Yorkshire' journal

The latest edition of the Prehistory Research Section's annual journal 'Prehistoric Yorkshire" has been published. Click here for a list of articles. The journal is issued free to Section members and is available to...

Friday 24 January 2020


Roman Antiquities Section meeting

Wednesday 15 January 2020


Just published - East Yorkshire in the Iron Age

The latest on the Iron Age culture of East Yorkshire (and elsewhere), from YAHS’s Peter Halkon and a host of other experts - including reports on the famous chariot burials at...

Thursday 09 January 2020


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President's Blog

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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