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Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe, South Bank and Bishophill areas of York

Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe and South Bank areas of York

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13th September 2021

New book about Nunnery Lane and Clementhorpe out next week

Our new book about the old shops and pubs of Nunnery Lane and Clementhorpe is out next week Read more  

16th August 2021

The Dimmey family of York

Our latest blog post features researches by our member Catherine Sotheran, into a York family with a long history of craft working. Read more  

19th July 2021

The old corner shops of Bishophill

This year we were delighted to merge with Bishophill History Group. It’s a fascinating area inside the walls to the south of the city centre, but we decided to start by looking at the old shops which used to be in Bishophill, within living memory. Read more  

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Old house in Skeldergate CI

New merger with Bishophill

We have agreed to merge with Bishophill History Group, Read more  

Walking app

Our new self-guided audio walks

We've designed some new history walks Read more  

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Upcoming Events

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

Our Blog

13th September 2021

New book about Nunnery Lane and Clementhorpe out next week

Our new book about the old shops and pubs of Nunnery Lane and Clementhorpe is out next week Read more  

16th August 2021

The Dimmey family of York

Our latest blog post features researches by our member Catherine Sotheran, into a York family with a long history of craft working. Read more  

19th July 2021

The old corner shops of Bishophill

This year we were delighted to merge with Bishophill History Group. It’s a fascinating area inside the walls to the south of the city centre, but we decided to start by looking at the old shops which used to be in Bishophill, within living memory. Read more  

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Making Ends Meet in Nunnery Lane

York Union Ledgers

Our research project is investigating poverty in Nunnery Lane in the mid 19th century. View project  

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