Cancellation of lectures and other events

In the light of current government advice all lectures and other events organised by the Society and its special interest Sections and due to take place during April and May have been cancelled.  Similar activities organised by organisations affiliated to the Society and therefore shown in the Society's published programme for the current year may also have been cancelled.  Anyone planning to attend such activities is advised to check with the local society or other organisation.

The ideal gift for anyone who loves the Dales ...

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

Available now

 


Latest News

YAHS Prehistory research section 28/03 meeting & AGM - CANCELLED

Please note, the YAHS prehistory research section meeting and AGM scheduled for the 18th March at the Swarthmore centre has been cancelled due to government advice regarding coronavirus.

Tuesday 17 March 2020


Leeds University libraries announce closure

Library enquiries and buildings At the moment the library buildings are closed and Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society collections are not accessible. Service provision will be assessed in light of the latest...

Tuesday 17 March 2020


YAHS Prehistory Research Section provides funding supporting Mesolithic research on the North York Moors

The YAHS Prehistory Research Section is supporting research on the North York Moors, providing funds for two AMS radiocarbon dates. At Esklets on Westerdale Moor, a rare flint stratification within peat blanket offers an opportunity to precisely...

Saturday 14 March 2020


RSS

12345678910Last

President's Blog

YIHO hits 4,000 Yorkshire entries - and becomes IHO

If you've not yet visited the YIHO (Yorkshire Industrial Heritage Online) site, you must. It's just hit 4,000 entries. It is like a Wiki, but with quality control. Dozens of industrial history enthusiasts, from YAHS and affiliated groups...

Thursday 23 August 2018


Dr George Redmonds

With great sadness I report the death of Dr George Redmonds, famed for his work on Yorkshire dialect, surnames and placenames. He died on Friday, aged 82. The funeral is at St. John's Church, Lepton, on Wednesday 29th August at...

Wednesday 15 August 2018


A message from the treasurer...

Frank has asked me to pass on this message to all members, YAHS and/ or sections: "Bit of housekeeping. Can we please ask subscribers that if you have yet to sign up to Gift Aid, should your tax position support it, then you do so. It...

Wednesday 08 August 2018


First45678910111213Last

170+ opportunities to learn about Yorkshire's past

Talks and other events organised by YAHS and our affiliates.  

In the very near future - see Upcoming Events panel above

For the year ahead, see Calendar

Calendar

We're dedicated to Yorkshire's history and archaeology

Discover YAHS

Why not join us?

Support the study of Yorkshire's past and get great value for money when you join YAHS

Options

Your financial support

Please help care for our collections and promote new learning

Options

YAHS online resources

  • The Bradfer-Lawrence Collection:  images and descriptions of original documents in just one of our collections 
  • Yorkshire Industrial Heritage Online: a database of sites, artefacts and processes
  • Other topics

Explore