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Prehistory section AGM date change

To resolve a diary clash for our principal speaker, we have decided to put back our Spring meeting at Swarthmore by one week to Saturday, 28th March 2020. We apologize for this switch and hope that it will not inconvenience too many...

Tuesday 11 February 2020


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


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President's Blog

Launch of the Yorkshire historical dictionary online - and you're invited!

Proud and thrilled to announce that the Yorkshire Dictionary, co-sponsored by YAHS, will be launched in January at the University of York by the Bard of Barnsley, Ian McMillan. Ian will talk about language, history, tradition...

Sunday 18 November 2018


Great demand for YAHS publications online

The YAHS collection online has racked up 26,000 views this year. This is great news. Good to know that a wonderful free service is being appreciated by so many people. I hope the dedicated YAHS members who put in so much work on this feel a warm...

Saturday 03 November 2018


A headstone for Tony Brewster

An appeal is underway to pay for a headstone for T.C.M. Brewster, described as Yorkshire's most productive archaeological excavator of the second half of the 20th century. This year marks the centenary of his birth. Fund-raising is...

Thursday 25 October 2018


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