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The Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society

Since 1863

For everyone interested in Yorkshire's past


DIARY OF EVENTS 2021 - 2022


Saturday Lectures presented online by Zoom (depending  on Covid restrictions)

Please note that all these lectures will take place on Saturday mornings on the dates listed and start at 11:00 a.m. unless otherwise indicated. Some meeting dates may be moved owing to public holidays or other Covid related limitations.

Lectures will take place online using the Zoom meeting facility until further notice.

Register your intention to attend the lecture at  FHS Lectures together with details of your name and YAHS Section (if applicable) at the latest two days before the lecture date.  If you have attended a previous Family History Section's Zoom lecture you will be sent an invitation automatically. 

Visitors and Guests are welcome subject to places being available.


July and August                        Summer Break No Lectures

September 11th    The Lost Buildings of Central Leeds, Photographs from the Collections

                          - Patrick Bourne - Leeds Museums and Galleries

October 9th           What Made Yorkshire Great: People, Innovations, and Businesses

                           - Stuart Hartley  The Three Talkateers

November 13th      Before the Census and Other Documents

                          - Sue Steel -  Bradford Family History Society

December 11th      Memories of Christmas; A Light-Hearted Look

                           - Chris Helme - Historian & Retired Policeman


January 8th           The Story of a Courthouse; The English Legal System, Magistrates Courts;

                             Sources for Family Historians - Eric Jackson - Pontefract FHS

February 12th        Release of the 1921 Census; Find My Past - Myko Clelland  - 

                             Regional Licensing & Outreach Manager, FindMyPast                           

March 12th           One Thousand Years of the English Language

                           - Malcolm Johnson -  Retired teacher and trainer

April 9th                Twentieth Century Childhood

                            - Kitty Ross - Curator, Abbey House Museum, Leeds

 May                     Details to be confirmed

June                     Details to be confirmed  


Family History Fairs

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