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Free download of - Death, Burial and Identity 3000 years of death in the Vale of Mowbray

Free download of - Death, Burial and Identity 3000 years of death in the Vale of Mowbray Although this [Bridge Road, Brompton-on-Swale] was only a small Roman funerary assemblage, its significance has been greatly enhanced, as it now forms...

Thursday 21 March 2019


Thornton-le-Street exhibition

On Saturday March 23rd between 10am and 4pm visit the exhibition of history and archaeology from Thornton. The date of the next dig is 27-30th March, looking at what might be a ‘track’ that shows on the Lidar,...

Wednesday 20 March 2019


'Briefing' - the newsletter for YAHS members

The first issue (Oct 2018) of 'BRIEFING' the newsletter for YAHS members, has now been released as a free download for users of this website.   But if you would prefer to have future copies hot off the press (so to speak),...

Tuesday 12 March 2019


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March through History

Radio Leeds came to us for help with a series focusing on West Yorkshire history and archaeology. This will run from 2nd to 8th March, on their weekday Mid-Morning programme. Starts with Prehistory (broadcast, I think, from Castle Hill,...

Friday 23 February 2018


Yorkshire Industrial Heritage Online

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...

Friday 23 February 2018


Yorkshire: a lyrical history

Yorkshire: a Lyrical History One of the society’s vice-presidents, Richard Morris, has a book out – a contemplation of Yorkshire…. Yorkshire: A Lyrical History is published by W&N (£25). Here’s the...

Sunday 11 February 2018


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