Prompted by weddings being in the news, Alex Medcalf of the Yorkshire Historic Dictionary project has been looking at models of marriage in centuries past. Some were rather informal, and presumably didn't have any official status. But what is marriage 'by clog and shoe'? Is it what used to be called 'over the brush'? Alex would like to know! See her blog for the full story.
I've had a request from a group trying to trace information and locate a long lost vill called Alwoldley, near Briestfield and Whitley. They've had drones out and are looking at shapes revealed by recent dry weather. I've referred...
Friday 20 July 2018
This Prehistory Research Section field visit is open to all YAHS members.
Saturday 8 September 2018
Field visit to prehistoric cairns and enclosures around Crummackdale, Over Pasture and High Brae on the lower flanks of the Ingleborough...
Tuesday 17 July 2018
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
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