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Great demand for YAHS publications online

  • Posted On: 3 November 2018

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 glow of satisfaction.

But someone please tell us why vol 34 (1939) is the most popular, attracting 470 views. Could it be the early East Yorkshire sewers? Sedition and conspiracy in Tudor Yorkshire? It's a volume packed with all kinds of things.

At the moment, our online collection (follow this link) includes the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal to 2010, and most of the new series of Wakefield Court Rolls publications. We are now looking for support to digitise the full run of YAS Record Series and Early Yorkshire Charters in 2019.

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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


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