After nearly two years in development, our new website is now live.  We hope that you enjoy discovering the society's many publications, activities, projects and wealth of resources.

The site is fresh from the workshop and you may encounter errors or difficulties we don't already know about - and if you do please accept our apologies and e-mail our editor.


News and Upcoming Events

Today's Yorkshire Post

YAHS is in the Yorkshire Post Saturday magazine today - a feature about our Yorkshire Dales celebration.  It focuses on the society's newly designed 50th anniversary edition of the classic Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales. A...

Saturday March 2018

YAHS in Yorkshire Post's Saturday magazine

A feature on our Yorkshire Dales celebration appears in the Yorkshire Post magazine this coming Saturday, 17 March. It will be lavishly illustrated with pictures from Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales. Copies of the new YAHS edition of...

Tuesday March 2018

Dales Archaeology Day 14 April

(With discount for YAHS members!) Outline Programme The 2018 day school will be based at Richmond Methodist Church, (DL10 7AZ). As with previous day schools, there will be book stalls, poster displays and refreshments. The day's talks...

Wednesday March 2018



President's Blog

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 February 2018

New Archaeological Report: Thwing

Congratulations to YAHS Roman Section for producing a handsome new volume in the society’s Archaeological Reports series: Thwing, Rudston and the Roman-Period Exploitation of the Yorkshire Wolds … is available for only...

Sunday February 2018


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Life and tradition in the Yorkshire Dales

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YAHS online resources

  • The Bradfer-Lawrence Collection:  images and descriptions of original documents in just one of our collections 
  • Yorkshire Industrial Heritage Online: a database of sites, artefacts and processes
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