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.
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
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
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
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