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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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14th September 2020

Nunthorpe Grove - a double tragedy and a mystery solved

Nunthorpe Grove has been described as the most ill-fated street in wartime York. We look again at this tragedy and solve a puzzle. Read more  

7th September 2020

Petitioning for Mercy

The case of Sarah Ann Hill, convicted of infanticide at York Assizes Read more  

29th August 2020

Exciting new find about Clementhorpe Nunnery

Just over a year ago Simon Batchelor wrote for us here about the 'naughty nuns' in the medieval nunnery at Clementhorpe. 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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Bishy Road: a York shopping street in time

Our area has a long history of trading Read more  

Our Blog

14th September 2020

Nunthorpe Grove - a double tragedy and a mystery solved

Nunthorpe Grove has been described as the most ill-fated street in wartime York. We look again at this tragedy and solve a puzzle. Read more  

7th September 2020

Petitioning for Mercy

The case of Sarah Ann Hill, convicted of infanticide at York Assizes Read more  

29th August 2020

Exciting new find about Clementhorpe Nunnery

Just over a year ago Simon Batchelor wrote for us here about the 'naughty nuns' in the medieval nunnery at Clementhorpe. 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  

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