The slideshow

The St. Leger being over for another year, we now have a selection of slides provided by the Industrial History Section  More information

Suggestions for other themes are welcome, especially if accompanied by a few suitable images.  Contact the editor.


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Roman Brough project brings immediate results

The Petuaria ReVisited Community Project has been carrying out geophysical survey work on the playing fields to the south of the town - and have been immediately successful in finding clear signs of the Roman town. Petuaria was the tribal...

Monday 19 November 2018


In the Eye of the STORM: Climate Change & Heritage in the UK and beyond

The UK partners of the €7.2 Million EU Horizon2020 research project: University of Salford, Mellor Archaeological Trust, and Sparta Digital) will showcase the project in this free seminar on climate change, natural disasters and heritage....

Sunday 18 November 2018


Archaeology conference 6 April 2019 - bookings now open

EXPLORING THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF YORKSHIRE LANDSCAPES:  A conference inspired by Tony Pacitto (1931 - 2003) - archaeologist, photographer, air photographer, excavator, geophysicist and metal detectorist Organised by the Prehistory Research...

Friday 16 November 2018


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President's Blog

A Survival Story: Prehistoric Life at Star Carr

With great timing, managed to catch a new exhibition in Cambridge, featuring spectacular finds from the several phases of Star Carr excavations. The most striking are the skull and horn headdresses. Other artifacts amaze just in their...

Tuesday 10 July 2018


Prof. Peter Sawyer

We've just heard news of the death of Peter Sawyer, Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, at the age of 90.  Peter joined Leeds University School of History in 1964, and was promoted to a chair six years...

Monday 09 July 2018


Appeal for help - Cavendish letters

Can anyone help with this? Prof. Jim Fitzmaurice of the School of English, University of Sheffield, is looking for any surviving correspondence involving servants of Margaret and William Cavendish of Welbeck Abbey...

Sunday 01 July 2018


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