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Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe and South Bank areas of York

Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe and South Bank areas of York

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6th February 2020

Pizzeria with Sicilian roots opens on Bishy Road

One of our familiar restaurants on Bishy Road re-opens this Friday as a pizzeria. Read more  

24th January 2020

Shadows in the Bricks

Our first event for 2020 is on Friday 31 January. It's a talk by Susan Major, who wrote our latest book which traces the old traders of South Bank, as well as the history of some notable buildings in the area. Read more  

4th December 2019

A new shop on the street: King of Vapes

The latest arrival on Bishy Road, leading to much discussion, is King of Vapes, opening at no.31, formerly Hopscotch, which closed earlier this year. Read more  

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Our award-winning WW1 project

We’ve now completed our WW1 project, with a range of activities, publications and videos. Read more  

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Upcoming Events

Find out what events are coming up this year. Read more  

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Bishy Road: a York shopping street in time

Our area has a long history of trading Read more  

Our Blog

6th February 2020

Pizzeria with Sicilian roots opens on Bishy Road

One of our familiar restaurants on Bishy Road re-opens this Friday as a pizzeria. Read more  

24th January 2020

Shadows in the Bricks

Our first event for 2020 is on Friday 31 January. It's a talk by Susan Major, who wrote our latest book which traces the old traders of South Bank, as well as the history of some notable buildings in the area. Read more  

4th December 2019

A new shop on the street: King of Vapes

The latest arrival on Bishy Road, leading to much discussion, is King of Vapes, opening at no.31, formerly Hopscotch, which closed earlier this year. Read more  

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Making Ends Meet in Nunnery Lane

York Union Ledgers

Our new research project will investigate poverty in Nunnery Lane in the mid 19th century. View project  

Our Next Event

Mar

27

A loaf of the Parish bread: struggles with poverty in our area in the 19th century Read more