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.... the special 50th Anniversary Edition of "Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales"

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New president of YAHS

Congratulations to David Asquith, elected YAHS president at yesterday's AGM. The president's email address has been changed to yahs.president@gmail.com.

Sunday 14 July 2019


Part-time admin support - we're advertising

YAHS is looking for a self-employed administrator to support our work, part-time, long term. Details via this link.

Saturday 22 June 2019


New Record Series volume published

This new biographical register of 1,704 Franciscan friars, from the 13th century to the Reformation, is edited by Michael Robson and published by YAHS in conjunction with Boydell and Brewer. Further details are available here.

Sunday 16 June 2019


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Sneak preview of Yorkshire Historical Dictionary online - now live

Here's your chance to explore the Yorkshire Historical Dictionary online - a few hours ahead of its launch. The Society is a key partner, and it's a matter of great pride to be closely associated with this wonderful project.

Friday 11 January 2019


Medieval Section's new Facebook page - and tomorrow's talk on the Newport Ship

Tomorrow - at Swarthmore, 2 pm - a talk about the fifteenth-century Newport Ship. All welcome. More details on the Medieval Section's new Facebook page - here is the link.

Friday 11 January 2019


Yorkshire Historical Dictionary online launches on Friday

Still time to book - see here - for the launch on Friday of the interactive online Yorkshire Historical Dictionary. YAHS is proud to be a co-sponsor - we will publish the hard copy in our Record Series. Everyone's welcome - we hope as...

Tuesday 08 January 2019


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