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.
If you hold a Leeds University Library card through your YAHS membership, it expires at the end of December and will need to be re-activated once your 2019 YAHS subs are paid.
To avoid any interruption in normal service, a...
Thursday 27 December 2018
With sorrow we share the news that Robert Vickers died on Friday. This is a huge loss to the society, and to all of Robert's many friends in YAHS. As the bad news circulated, there came a wave of admiration and appreciation, for all...
Tuesday 11 December 2018
Sorry to say that the final event of the Dales Life and Tradition Celebration, the carol-singing workshop in Settle on 15 December, has been CANCELLED. It's very sad, as the year's activities overall have been a huge success. There...
Tuesday 04 December 2018
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