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New edition of the 'Prehistoric Yorkshire' journal

The latest edition of the Prehistory Research Section's annual journal 'Prehistoric Yorkshire" has been published. Click here for a list of articles. The journal is issued free to Section members and is available to...

Friday 24 January 2020


Roman Antiquities Section meeting

Wednesday 15 January 2020


Just published - East Yorkshire in the Iron Age

The latest on the Iron Age culture of East Yorkshire (and elsewhere), from YAHS’s Peter Halkon and a host of other experts - including reports on the famous chariot burials at...

Thursday 09 January 2020


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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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