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 what is marriage 'by clog and shoe'? Is it what used to be called 'over the brush'? Alex would like to know! See her blog for the full story.
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
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).
Sunday 11 February 2018
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Sunday 16 September 2018
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