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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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31st July 2019

Our latest female shopkeepers are open for business

Female shopkeepers have played a substantial role in the history of the Bishy Road shops, and we’re delighted that our latest two shops are run by pairs of women. Read more  

6th June 2019

Boozing, booze and boozers in our area

One of our members, Rob Stay, recently gave us a fascinating talk about the history of the pubs in our area, and has kindly provided us with his notes for our website Read more  

24th April 2019

How our neighbourhood has changed

We have some talented local people with an interest in the history of our neighbourhood. Deen Manning has been creating some short videos, showing how historic views have changed, with surprisingly little development, apart from the arrival of the motor car. Read more  

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Publications again

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

31st July 2019

Our latest female shopkeepers are open for business

Female shopkeepers have played a substantial role in the history of the Bishy Road shops, and we’re delighted that our latest two shops are run by pairs of women. Read more  

6th June 2019

Boozing, booze and boozers in our area

One of our members, Rob Stay, recently gave us a fascinating talk about the history of the pubs in our area, and has kindly provided us with his notes for our website Read more  

24th April 2019

How our neighbourhood has changed

We have some talented local people with an interest in the history of our neighbourhood. Deen Manning has been creating some short videos, showing how historic views have changed, with surprisingly little development, apart from the arrival of the motor car. 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

Sep

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Cultivating in the City: the growth of York’s allotment gardens Read more