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.
I'm very sad to share this news: Jenny Price, until recently a member of YAHS's Management Board, died on Thursday in hospital in York. She was a long-standing member of the Society and of the Roman Antiquities...
Monday 27 May 2019
At very short notice - here's an opportunity to visit excavations run by West Yorkshire Archaeological Services at Marshall's A & B Mills in Water Lane, Holbeck . The visit is at 10 am this Friday, 24th May. Open...
Monday 20 May 2019
Some great news - the Marc Fitch Fund has approved our application to part-fund digitising the Society's Record Series volumes. Thanks to the Fitch's generosity, we will be able to complete the project far sooner than would have been...
Wednesday 17 April 2019
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